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5 Pesos Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina

5 Pesos (Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina) -  obverse5 Pesos (Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina) -  reverse

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Features

Country Argentina
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2007
Value 5 pesos
5 ARS = 0.07 USD
Currency Peso convertible (1992-date)
Composition Gold (.900) (Au 90 Cu 10)
Weight 8.064 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References CJ# 8.14,
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Schön# 159
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Commemorative issue

Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina

Obverse

In the central imprint, in custody between the years referred to the centenary of the commemoration "1907" and "2007", presents the image of the first oil extraction tower used opportunely and, below, the legend "CDRO. RIVADAVIA ".

In the upper arch, read "REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA" and in the lower "DESCUBRIMIENTO DEL PETRÓLEO".

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA
1907 2007
CDRO. RIVADAVIA
DESCUBRIMIENTO DEL PETRÓLEO

Reverse

In the middle area to the left, it shows a punching machine, and to the right the face value "5" and the word "PESOS". In the upper border, the name of the province of "CHUBUT" and in the exergue, the year of coinage "2007".

Lettering:
CHUBUT
5
PESOS
2007

Edge

Reeded.

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2007  1,000 Proof

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