The peso is the official currency in Argentina since 1992, and it replaced the austral. The government introduced a coin series with 1, 5, 10, 10 and 25 centavos followed by 1 peso in 1994. The 2 pesos coin were issued in 2010, and in 2017, a new series of coins was announced by the Banco Central de la República de Argentina; denominations of 1, 2, 5 and 10 centavos.
The 10 Centavos coin front design has the Coat of Arms (It consists of human forearms that shake hands, the Phrygian cap, a punch, the Sun of May, a laurel wreath and the ribbon in the shape of a bow). The reverse coin design has the denomination and issue year. This coin is part of the 1992 – 2006 series, its rim is fluted, and its color is gold.
Text: 10 Centavos, Republica Argentina, En Unión y Libertad, 2004.