Argentina 1882 20 centavos
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.