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1 argentino
1Argentino
Coin from 1882
General information
Country

Flag of Argentina Argentina

Value

$5.00

Years

18811896

Measurements and composition
Mass

8 g

Diameter

22.12 mm

Thickness

1.5 mm

Composition

gold

Appearance
Shape

round

Alignment

coin

Obverse

Liberty, value

Reverse

Coat of arms of Argentina, state title, year

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The 1 argentino coin was minted by Argentina from 1881 to 1896. It had a face value of 5 pesos.

The coin was composed of .900 fine gold, weighed 8 grams, and measured 22.12 millimeters in diameter and 1.5 millimeters in thickness. It was designed by Eugène André Oudiné. Depicted on the obverse was Liberty with the value (inscribed as "UN ARGENTINO" and "5 PESOS") and two legends, one reading "LIBERTAD", and the other reading "9 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. A total of 6,344,000 of these coins were produced.

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