Argentina 1882 peso
This specimen is one of a type struck 1881-83 for Argentina in its national mint, the Casa de Moneda, which was inaugurated in 1880. The type is not common but available for a price. It is accompanied by a silver ten centavos, twenty centavos and fifty centavos, all of which are considerably more common. Choice specimens (i.e., better than the one shown) are rare.
Recorded mintage: 413,711.
Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver. Designed by Oudiné.
Catalog reference: KM 29.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
- Cunietti-Ferrando, Arnaldo José, Monedas de la República Argentina, Asociación Numismática Argentina, Buenos Aires, 1965.