50 Centavos

Features

Country Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Pattern
Year 1940
Value 50 Centavos (0.50 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Nickel
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 52829
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# Pn54
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Argentina Coat of Arms, year and lettering.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
1940

Translation:
Republic of Argentina
1940

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Liberty facing right, with lettering at right and value at left, with a branch of laurel behind.

Lettering:
50
CS
LIBERTAD
LUCIEN BAZOR
ESSAI

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1940 

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