5 Centavos smaller head; smooth edge

5 Centavos (smaller head; smooth edge) -  obverse5 Centavos (smaller head; smooth edge) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1954-1956
Value 5 Centavos (0.05 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Copper-nickel clad steel
Weight 2 g
Diameter 17.2 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1 January 1970
Number N# 4835
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 50,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 49a.2
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Value, a legend in a circle around

Lettering:
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
5 CENTAVOS
.1956.

Translation:
Republic of Argentina
5 Centavos
1956

Reverse

Portrait of José de San Martín to the right

Lettering: JOSE DE SAN MARTIN

Engraver: Mario Baiardi

Mario Baiardi (born on 19 August 1909 in Valinza, died in 1972 in Rome) was an Italian engraver. He studied sculpting and engraving at the Free Academy of Fine Arts under the guidance of Carlo Grimaldi. He was the chief engraver of the Bank of Italy from 1952.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Buenos Aires, Argentina (1875-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1954  50 640 000 $ 0.42 $ 0.45 $ 0.45 50%
1955  42 200 000 $ 0.33 $ 0.34 $ 0.33 $ 0.51 47%
1956  36 870 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.22 $ 0.39 $ 0.30 $ 0.80 $ 0.90 49%

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