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2006 FIFA World Cup Germany



The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Argentina has approved the participation of Argentina in the “2006 FIFA World Cup Germany Commemorative Coin Program”. The coins already issued in silver in 2003, 2004 and 2005, and in gold in 2004 and 2005 are part of this program.



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Obverse Design

2003 Coin: It shows a motionless football and confetti as a celebration of victory. The upper arch reads “REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA” (“ARGENTINE REPUBLIC”) and the lower arch, “2003”.
2004 Coin: It shows a football player with a ball. The upper arch reads “REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA” (“ARGENTINE REPUBLIC”) and the lower arch, “2004”.
2005 Coin: It shows a football player who is about to kick the ball hard. The upper left-hand arch reads “REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA” (“ARGENTINE REPUBLIC”) and the lower arch, "2005”.

Reverse Design

The upper arch reads “COPA MUNDIAL DE LA FIFA” (“FIFA WORLD CUP”) and at the bottom “ALEMANIA 2006” (“GERMANY 2006”) in two lines. The center shows the World Cup logo, the value in numbers and the word “PESOS” beneath.

FACE VALUE $5
QUALITY Proof
COMPOSITION 925 Silver
WEIGHT 27 g
DIAMETER 40 mm
PACKAGING Individual case, acrylic capsule, and certificate of authenticity
MINT Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre - Real Casa de la Moneda (Royal Spanish Mint)
COINAGE 2,000 units year 2003
2,000 units year 2004
2,000 units year 2005 (amount coined for domestic distribution)
ISSUANCE Years 2003 and 2004: 03/18/2005
Year 2005: 03/31/2006
imagen de la moneda

Obverse Design

2004 Coin: It shows a football player with a ball. The upper arch reads “REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA” (“ARGENTINE REPUBLIC”) and the lower arch, “2004”.
2005 Coin: It shows a football player who is about to kick the ball hard. The upper arch reads “REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA” (“ARGENTINE REPUBLIC”) and the lower arch, “2005”.

Reverse Design

The upper arch reads “COPA MUNDIAL DE LA FIFA” (“FIFA WORLD CUP”) and at the bottom “ALEMANIA 2006” (“GERMANY 2006”) in two lines. The center shows the World Cup logo, the value—10—and the word “PESOS” beneath.

FACE VALUE $10
QUALITY Proof
COMPOSITION 999 gold
WEIGHT 6,75 g
DIAMETER 23 mm
PACKAGING Individual case, acrylic capsule, and certificate of authenticity
MINT Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre - Real Casa de la Moneda (Royal Spanish Mint)
COINAGE 500 units - year 2004
500 units - year 2005 (amount coined for domestic distribution)
ISSUANCE 2004 Coin: 03/18/2005
Year 2005: 03/31/2006