• 50 Centavos 1983, KM# 90, Argentina
  • 50 Centavos 1983, KM# 90, Argentina
Obverse

Head of Liberty, wearing a Phrygian cap, facing left, name of country below.

The Phrygian cap is a soft conical cap with the top pulled forward, associated in antiquity with several peoples in Eastern Europe and Anatolia, including Phrygia, Dacia, and the Balkans. In early modern Europe it came to signify freedom and the pursuit of liberty through a confusion with the pileus, the felt cap of manumitted (emancipated) slaves of ancient Rome. Accordingly, the Phrygian cap sometimes is called a liberty cap; in artistic representations it signifies freedom and the pursuit of liberty.

REPUBLICA ARGENTINA

Reverse

Value, date below.

50
CENTAVOS
1983

Edge

50 Centavos

KM# 90 Schön# 90
Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Weight 1.7 g
Diameter 21.2 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Mint
Casa de Moneda (Argentina) (CMSE)

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