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80th Anniversary of the Central Bank of Argentina



The Central Bank of Argentina has issued a coin commemorating its 80th anniversary, which replicates the first 50-cent domestic silver coin known as “medio patacón”.



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Obverse Design

The center of the coin features the Argentine coat of arms, flanked by 14 flags, which symbolize the provincial division existing in 1935. Two cannons enclose the design at the bottom.

The upper arch reads “BANCO CENTRAL DE LA REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA” (“CENTRAL BANK OF ARGENTINA”), and the lower arch, “80° ANIVERSARIO 1935 - 2015” (“80th ANNIVERSARY 1935-2015”).

Reverse Design

The design at the center depicts the effigy of Liberty created by the French sculptor and engraver Eugène André Oudiné. The upper arch reads “UN PESO” (“ONE PESO”) and the lower arch, “2015” (year of coinage).

FACE VALUE $1
QUALITY Proof
ISSUANCE 06/10/2015
COMPOSITION 900 Silver
WEIGHT 25 g
DIAMETER 37 mm
EDGE Reeded
PACKAGING Acrylic capsule, velveteen bag and certificate of authenticity
MINT Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre - Real Casa de la Moneda (Royal Spanish Mint)
COINAGE 7.000 units

LatiNum Award

This coin was ranked second in the award known as "Premio LatiNum 2015/2016" in the "Best Collectible Coin" category.

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