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Argentina 5, 10, 20, and 50 Centavos (Jose de San Martin)  1950 to 1956
Argentina 5, 10, 20, and 50 Centavos (Jose de San Martin) 1950 to 1956

José Francisco de San Martín (1778 to 1850) was an Argentine general and the prime leader of the southern part of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire. He is depicted on these coins from Argentina.

All these coins, 5, 10, 20, and 50 centavos, are made of non-precious metal. As such, they have no intrinsic value (like they would if made of silver), so the only source of value is collector demand. The hundreds of millions of coins minted make supply high and demand low, and the result is low price:

5, 10, 20, 50 CENTAVOS
worn: less thand $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: less than $1
fully uncirculated: $3

Coin: 18833 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Liszike, Mon, 02-Mar-2015 06:27:20 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 02-Mar-2015 16:24:21 GMT
Requester description: face of coin has a middle aged man facing to the right with short hair and moustache; looks like an ascot around his neck with a high collar(possibly a suit jacket collar. On the rear of coin it just has Republica Argentina and the number 50 in big print and under the number it says centavos in small print then under that the date 1953 and that is all. 50 Centavos Jose De San Martin Republica Argentina 1953
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