Currency Rates for Argentinian Peso
Bank Exchange Rates for Argentina - ARS - Argentinian Peso - $.
The foreign exchange rates for Argentina also known as the ISO code ARS or the Argentinian Peso currency and as a symbol $.Current ly, the coins in circulation are 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 centavos and 1 and 2 pesos. Banknotes available are 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 pesos. Pesos are sub-divisible into 100 centavos.
The was established as a convertible of the peso and is currently the currency of Argentina. Argentinian Peso is identified by the dollar ($) symbol and is subdivided into units of 100 cenvatos. The currencies ISO 4217 code is ARS and its introduction was due to the fact that while the country earlier on used the austral, severe inflation devalued the currency to a point the government had to come up with a new currency.
The initial minting of the peso dates back to 1826 and the currency was named after a silver Spanish coin that was in use then. After independence, Argentina started issuing coins in the denominations of soles, escudos and reales. In 1881, the gold peso fuerte coin was introduced and it would remain in circulation until 1970. The currency was embraced after law 1120 of 1881 outlawed anarchistic tendencies present in the markets previously.
From 1970 until 1983, the country used the peso ley, which would replace the previous currency with a rate of one peso for 100 pesos moneda naciona. Just before democracy returned, a new currency, in 1983, the peso argentino, was born. However, its value degraded rapidly, thereby losing purchasing power, so a new proposal was made to replace it with the austral in 1985.
When the austral replaced the peso argentine, it came with a rate of 1 austral for 1000 pesos and it is during the circulation of the currency that the country plunged into a hyperinflation. At the time when Raul Alfonsin exited as president, inflation moved up 200% and despite the currency losing massive value, it was not replaced this time. When Carlos Menem was elected as president of Argentina, the currency stabilized.
Starting 1992 to date, the country has been using the Argentinian Peso, which replaced the austral. Despite having coins in use since 1992 in the denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 pesos, there were proposals in 2017 to come up with a new series of $5 and $10 denominations.
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Argentinian pesos were originally called the peso convertible, as the fixed exchange rate by the central Bank was 1:1 peso to USD and the Central Bank had $1 in the foreign currency reserves for every peso in circulation. Send Money Transfer to Argentina
In Argentina, amounts exceeding $10,000 USD must be declared upon being imported and foreign currencies may not be exported unless done so through authorised foreign exchange and financial authorities if the amount is over 10,000 USD, for people aged 21 or older, or independent minors, 2,000 USD for those aged between 16 and 2 years of age, and 1,000 for travellers aged below 16. Bank Exchange Rates for Argentinian Peso. The foreign exchange rates for Argentina also known as the ISO code ARS. Send money transfer online with us with the cheapest options