2 Pesos Bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence Argentina

2 Pesos (Bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence Argentina) -  obverse2 Pesos (Bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence Argentina) -  reverse

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Features

Country Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2016
Value 2 Pesos
2 ARS = 0.022 USD
Currency Peso convertible (1992-date)
Composition Bimetallic: copper-nickel center in copper-aluminium-nickel ring
Weight 7.2 g
Diameter 24.5 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 184
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence Argentina

Obverse

It has in the nucleus on top, the Phrygian cap, a symbol of freedom, sustained by pica, representation of homeland defense. Completing the allegory clasped hands, an expression of unity and brotherhood of the peoples of the Rio de la Plata United Provinces. On the upper field, in heraldic language, patriotic colors by horizontal stripes, light blue and white, with the lower flat field. On the ring falls "ARGENTINA REPUBLIC" in the upper arch, and in the lower arch "INDEPENDENCE * 1816 * 2016 " referring to the Bicentennial of Independence of Argentina.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA
1816 ° INDEPENDENCIA ° 2016

Translation:
ARGENTINA REPUBLIC
1816 ° INDEPENDENCE ° 2016

Reverse

It is seen in the nucleus, on the left, the face value and the word reading "PESOS" vertically. Closes the composition of a stylization of the sun of epaulet military uniform belonging to Gral. Don Jose de San Martin. In the ring, the arc top, the motto "IN UNION AND FREEDOM", used since the first patriotic coins minted by the Assembly of year XIII during the War of Independence. On the lower arch, the year of mintage "2016" to right a milled edge with 8 points.

Lettering:
EN UNION Y LIBERTAD
2 PESOS
2016

Translation:
IN UNION AND FREEDOM
2 PESOS
2016

Edge

Segmented reeding

2 Pesos (Bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence Argentina) -  obverse

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Mint

Buenos Aires, Argentina (1875-date)

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2016  200,000,000 1.07 1.66 1.90 2.04

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