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ARS1 Coin|2017

The ARS1 coin is part of the new coin series of the Peso Series: Trees of the Argentine Republic.


Obverse design

The obverse side displays at the center a silk floss tree. The upper arch reads “REPUBLICA ARGENTINA” (ARGENTINE REPUBLIC). The lower arch reads “JACARANDA” (SILK FLOSS TREE).


Reverse design

The reverse side shows the flower of the silk floss tree, on the right. The upper arch contains the year of coinage “2017” The legend “EN UNION Y LIBERTAD” (“IN UNION AND LIBERTY”) appears in the lower part. Finally, the wording “1 PESO” appears on the left top side of the design in reference to the location of Argentina's Northwest region, where the silk floss tree, the regional emblematic flora, grows.


FACE VALUE ARS1
QUALITY Circulation
COMPOSITION Reddish-colored copper plated steel
EDGE Plain
WEIGHT 4.3 g
DIAMETER 20 mm
THICKNESS 1.7 mm
MINT Sociedad de Estado Casa de Moneda (Argentina's Mint)
DATE OF ISSUE 12/22/17