Argentina 1882 20 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen is one of a type struck 1881-83 for Argentina, most likely at the Paris mint. The type is common. It is accompanied by a silver ten centavos, fifty centavos and peso. When production of the twenty centavos resumed in 1896, it was as a copper-nickel coin, though Oudiné's Libertad was retained.

Recorded mintage: 762,000.

Specification: 5 g, .900 fine silver. Designed by Oudiné.

Catalog reference: KM 27.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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