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This article is about coins and bills in Argentina. The monetary unit in Argentina is the Peso, which is identified by the following symbol: $

• Exchange Rate for Dollar and Euro | Coins and bills in Argentina

The exchange rate is around $65 for each American dollar and $68 for each euro.

• Argentine Coins range from one cent to two peso and are the following:

• Argentine Coins | Coins and bills in Argentina

Coins range from one cent to two peso and are the following:

Frente de las monedas argentinas de 1 centavo a 1 peso
Frente de las monedas argentinas de 1 centavo a 1 peso
Reverso de las monedas argentinas de 1 centavo a 1 peso
Reverso de las monedas argentinas de 1 centavo a 1 peso

There are two versions for the 5 and 25 cent coins. Besides the previous ones, you will find the silver-plated ones ( the alloy has less copper):

• The new coins of $ 1 and $ 2

Commemorating the Bicentennial of the country, in 2010, a newly designed $ 1 coins was launched with representative landscapes of Argentina: Perito Moreno Glacier, Mar del Plata, Pucara de Tilcara, Aconcagua and Palmar.

Also a new $ 2 coin was launched.

Las monedas de $1 y $2 del Bicentenario
Las monedas de $1 y $2 del Bicentenario
Reverso de las monedas $1 y $2 del Bicentenario
Reverso de las monedas $1 y $2 del Bicentenario

• Argentine bills | Coins and bills in Argentina

Argentine bills range from five to one hundred pesos and are as follows:

+ 2002 SERIE

Estos billetes van desde los cinco a los cien pesos y son los siguientes:

Frente de los billetes argentinos
Frente de los billetes argentinos
Reverso de los billetes argentinos
Reverso de los billetes argentinos

+ HOMELAND BILLS (2012)

En el año 2012, durante la presidencia de Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, para conmemorar el 60º aniversario de la muerte de la ex primera dama Eva Perón se emitió y comenzó a circular el billete de $100 de Evita.

En 2015 se incorporó a la serie el billete de $50 con la imagen de las Islas Malvinas, Georgias del Sur y Sandwich del Sur.

La serie se completó en 2016 con la puesta en circulación de los billetes de $5 (San Martín) y $10 (Belgrano).

+ AUTONOMOUS FAUNA

• Recommendations for recognizing counterfeit bills and coins
The design of the coins may be imperfect, and the coin may look “swollen” or deformed.

The images may not be centered correctly.

Bills contain a security thread on the front, a succession of silver-plated segments which, when held against the light, show a dark band in which you can read “BCRA” , together with the value of the bill. You will find this band on $10, $20, $50 and $100 peso bills.

All the bills have a “water mark”, an image of a founding father which can be seen against the light.

Counterfeit bills imitate the water mark but it can be seen without holding the bills up to the light.

• Recommendations for recognizing Evita Peron counterfeit bills | Coins and bills in Argentina

Evita bills has various security measures:
– The design has a great definition.
– Has watermark (portrait of Evita and her signature).
– In the face of the note, on the right, there is a number 100 printed with special ink that changes color depending on the angle at which we see it.
– To touch we note that the images have relief.
– Security thread hundred crosses the center.
– Under ultraviolet light some leaves change color to yellow.

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