Argentina 1882 10 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen features a version of Oudiné's portrait of liberty used on the ten centavos from 1881 to 1942, but struck in silver 1881-83 only. It is accompanied by a similar twenty centavos, fifty centavos and one peso coins. The last ten centavos piece was struck in 1959. The entire 1883 series is very common except for the peso coin, of which only 98,000 were produced, but are hard to find nice.

Recorded mintage: 778,000.

Specification: 2.5 g, .900 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 26.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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.

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