5 Pesos Jorge Luis Borges

5 Pesos (Jorge Luis Borges) -  obverse5 Pesos (Jorge Luis Borges) -  reverse

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Country Argentina
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1999
Value 5 pesos
5 ARS = 0.08 USD
Currency Peso convertible (1992-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 8.064 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 134,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Fr# 20
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)

Commemorative issue

100th anniversary - Birth of Jorge Luis Borges


In the central field presents the left profile of Jorge Luis Borges. On the upper edge, in an arc, the legend "REPUBLICA ARGENTINA", and in the lower, between pearls, "1899 JORGE LUIS BORGES 1999".

· 1899 JORGE LUIS BORGES 1999 ·


In the central area presents a labyrinth, in whose center a sundial is found. At the top, on the main image, the face value "5 PESOS", and in the exertion of the coin, the year of coinage "1999".




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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1999  2,000 Proof

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