Argentina 1882 20 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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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.


  • 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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