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25th Anniversary of the Malvinas Islands Deed



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The Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) has launched a special issuance of coins in commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Malvinas Islands deed in order to pay homage to the combatants who risked their lives and died to defend our national sovereignty over the southern archipelago.

Within this special issuance, 200 coins packed in a distinctive case were given to former Argentine combatants as a present during a celebration event held on Monday, April 2, 2007 in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego province, attended by national government authorities.



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Obverse design

The center shows a Malvinas Islands deed former combatant on the Argentine Flag. The upper arch reads “1982 REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA 2007” (“1982 ARGENTINE REPUBLIC 2007”) and the lower arch, “LA NACIÓN A SUS HÉROES” (“THE NATION TO ITS HEROES”).

Reverse design

The center shows the Malvinas Islands, the upper arch reads “MALVINAS ARGENTINAS” (“ARGENTINE MALVINAS”) and below, divided in two lines, the date of the event being commemorated: “2 DE ABRIL 1982” (“APRIL 2, 1982”). The lower arch shows the face value and below it, “2007” (year of coinage).

FACE VALUE $1
ISSUANCE 8/4/2008
QUALITY Proof
COMPOSITION Ag 900/Cu 100
WEIGHT 25 g
DIAMETER 37 mm
PACKAGING Individual case, acrylic capsule, and certificate of authenticity
MINT Mincovña Kremnica from Slovakia
COINAGE* 3,000 units

(*) It includes 300 presentations in double cases which include a gold coin and a silver coin.

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2 Pesos

Obverse design

The center shows a Malvinas Islands deed former combatant on the Argentine Flag. The upper arch reads “1982 REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA 2007” (“1982 ARGENTINE REPUBLIC 2007”) and the lower arch, “LA NACIÓN A SUS HÉROES” (“THE NATION TO ITS HEROES”).

Reverse design

The center shows the Malvinas Islands, the upper arch reads “MALVINAS ARGENTINAS” (“ARGENTINE MALVINAS”) and below, divided in two lines, the date of the event being commemorated: “2 DE ABRIL 1982” (“APRIL 2, 1982”). The lower arch shows the face value and below it, “2007” (year of coinage).

FACE VALUE $2
ISSUANCE 4/3/2007
QUALITY Circulation
COMPOSITION Cu 75/Ni 25
WEIGHT 10.4 g
DIAMETER 30 mm
PACKAGING 5,000 units in a cardboard case (plain edge) 1,995,000 units for exchange at its face value (reeded edge)
1,995,000 units for exchange at its face value (reeded edge)
MINT Sociedad de Estado Casa de Moneda (Argentina's Mint)
COINAGE 2,000,000 units

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Obverse design

The center shows a Malvinas Islands deed former combatant on the Argentine Flag. The upper arch reads “1982 REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA 2007” (“1982 ARGENTINE REPUBLIC 2007”) and the lower arch, “LA NACIÓN A SUS HÉROES” (“THE NATION TO ITS HEROES”).

Reverse design

The center shows the Malvinas Islands, the upper arch reads “MALVINAS ARGENTINAS” (“ARGENTINE MALVINAS”) and below, divided in two lines, the date of the event being commemorated: “2 DE ABRIL 1982” (“APRIL 2, 1982”). The lower arch shows the face value and below it, “2007” (year of coinage).

FACE VALUE $5
ISSUANCE 4/8/2008
QUALITY Proof
COMPOSITION Au 900/Cu 100
WEIGHT 8.064 g
DIAMETER 22 mm
PACKAGING Individual case, acrylic capsule, and certificate of authenticity
MINT Mincovña Kremnica from Slovakia
COINAGE* 1,000 units
(*) It includes 300 presentations in double cases which include a gold coin and a silver coin.