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20th Anniversary of Jorge Luis Borges’ Death



This is a commemorative coin issued to pay homage to the 20th anniversary of Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges’ Death (1899-1986), the characteristic features of which are as follows:



imagen de la moneda

Obverse design

The center displays the writer’s portrait surrounded by his name and the dates commemorated, “1986-2006”. The legend "REPUBLICA ARGENTINA" (ARGENTINE REPUBLIC) is arranged to form the upper arch enclosed by two pearls, and the inscription “EN UNIÓN Y LIBERTAD” (IN UNION AND LIBERTY) shapes the lower arch.

Reverse design

It shows the image of one of Borges’ stories, “El hombre de la esquina rosada” (Man on Pink Corner); the right margin displays the face value, “1”, and the word “PESO” is inside the number. The exergue contains the year of coinage, “2006”.

FACE VALUE $1
QUALITY Proof
COMPOSITION 900 Silver
WEIGHT 25 g
DIAMETER 37 mm
PACKAGING In individual case, acrylic capsule, and certificate of authenticity.
MINT Monnaie de Paris
MINT 2,000 units
ISSUANCE 10/27/2006