Argentina 1928 10 centavos
This specimen features Oudiné's portrait of liberty, used on the ten centavos from 1896 to 1942, when the rising price of nickel forced the Argentine government to switch to aluminum bronze. It is accompanied by a similar five and twenty centavos coins. The last ten centavos piece was struck in 1959. This type is very common in dealer junk boxes but is quite scarce in nice condition for a coin of such a low catalog value.
Recorded mintage: 8,255,000 (common date).
Catalog reference: KM 35.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.