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ARS5 Coin | 2017

The ARS5 coin is part of the new coin series of the Peso Series: Trees of the Argentine Republic.


Obverse design

The center of the obverse side displays a myrtle tree. The upper arch reads “REPUBLICA ARGENTINA” (ARGENTINE REPUBLIC) while the lower arch reads “ARRAYAN” (“MYRTLE”).


Reverse design

The reverse side displays a flower of a myrtle tree together with the year of coinage “2017”, on the right. The upper arch reads “EN UNION Y LIBERTAD” (“IN UNION AND LIBERTY”). The wording “5 PESOS” extends to the bottom of the design in reference to the location of Argentina’s southern region called Patagonia, where the myrtle tree, the regional emblematic flora, grows.


FACE VALUE ARS5
QUALITY Circulation
COMPOSITION Silver-colored nickel plated steel
EDGE Plain
WEIGHT 7.3 g
DIAMETER 23 mm
THICKNESS 2.2 mm
MINT Sociedad de Estado Casa de Moneda (Argentina's Mint)
DATE OF ISSUE 12/22/17