Argentina 1888 2 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen is one of a type struck 1882-96 for Argentina, most likely at the Paris mint. The type is common but nice uncirculated specimens are undervalued. It is accompanied by a bronze centavo, a silver ten centavos, twenty centavos, fifty centavos and peso. The two centavos was terminated in 1896 and never resumed.

Recorded mintage: 659,000.

Specification: 10 g, bronze. Designed by Oudiné.

Catalog reference: KM 33.

Source:

  • Cunietti-Ferrando, Arnaldo José, Monedas de la República Argentina, Asociación Numismática Argentina, Buenos Aires, 1965.
  • Janson, Hector Carlos, La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino, 1767-1998, Buenos Aires, 1998.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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