ARS – Argentine Peso
The Argentine Peso (ARS) is the currency unit for Argentina. The Peso symbol is the same as the dollar sign ($). You can easily convert here any currency at Merchant Stronghold.
Overview Argentine Peso Currency
Peso was a currency of Spanish empire since the Spanish currency reforms in 1497.
In 1816, Argentina declared itself independent following the defeat of the Spanish king Fernando VII with the hands of Napoleon.
Independent Argentina started to issue its own currency that was denominated in reales, soles and escudos.
In 1826, two versions of Argentine peso were induced one of them being convertible and the other being unconvertible and were called “Peso Fuerte” and “Peso Moneda Corriente”.
aper currency that was convertible into gold termed as “peso oro sellado” was issued in 1881 but it had to be with drawn in 1929.
Argentine Peso Symbol: $
Argentine Peso Currency Code: ARS
Date of issued: November 5, 1881 to January 1, 1970
Authority: Central Bank of Argentina
Coin Denominations: 1, 5, 10, 50 centavos, 1, 5, 10, 50 pesos
Banknotes Denominations: 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 5000, 10 000 pesos
Name: Argentine Peso
1/100 = Centavo
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Freq Used: $1, $2, 5, 10, 25, 50
Freq Used: $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Central Bank of Argentina
Users: Argentina, Islas Malvinas