| This article or section needs to be cleaned up to reach a higher standard of article quality.
Please follow the guidelines of our manual of style and complete this article to a higher level of quality. When this is done, this message may be removed.
|Coin from 1884|
|Measurements and composition|
Coat of arms of Argentina, state title, year
|v · d · e|
The coin was composed of .900 fine gold, weighed 4.03 grams, and measured 19.3 millimeters in diameter. It was designed by French sculptor, Eugène André Oudiné. Depicted on the obverse is Liberty, surrounded by the value (inscribed as ½ ARGENTINO and 2½ PESOS) and two legends, one reading "LIBERTAD", the other reading "DOSFINO". Displayed on the reverse was the coat of arms of Argentina, with the state title (REPUBLICA ARGENTINA) inscribed above, and the year of minting below. Only 421 of these coins were produced.
- Argentino de oro on the Spanish (Español) Wikipedia
- Argentina 1884 1/2 argentino – CoinFacts Wiki