Argentine peso

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Argentine peso
Peso argentino  (Spanish)
One peso coin Banknotes
One peso coin Banknotes
ISO 4217 Code ARS
User(s)  Argentina
Inflation 39% (2014)
Source Banco Ciudad and private consultings[1][2]

Official figures are substantially inferior.[3]

Subunit
1/100 centavo
Symbol $
Coins 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 centavos, 1 peso, 2 pesos
Banknotes 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 pesos
Central bank Central Bank of the Republic of Argentina
Website [http://www.bcra.gov.ar www.bcra.gov.ar]

The peso is the money of Argentina. It has also been called the peso convertible. It is divided into 100 centavos. The number is written with a $ sign and then the number.

In 2011, four pesos were equal to one United States dollar. In October 2014, eight pesos are equal to one United States dollar.


  1. PriceStats index according to The Billion Prices Project @ MIT
  2. La Argentina, con la cuarta mayor inflación del mundo.
  3. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (Spanish)