Thursday, May 29, 2014

Argentina Unveiled New 50 Pesos Note to Mark the 32nd Anniversary of the Malvinas/Falklands War

Argentina has unveiled a new 50-peso currency note featuring a map of the Malvina Islands (Known as the Falkland Islands to the Britain) to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the invasion of the British archipelago.

The front features map of the islands in the white and blue colors of the Argentine flag. The Reverse features Antonio "Gaucho" Rivero, a folk hero who led the bloody uprising against the British in the long-disputed territory in 1833.

The new note is scheduled to be in circulation in the coming six months.

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