Argentina new 5,000-peso note reported for introduction in 2020

According to an article in La Nation dated 16 May 2020, Casa de Moneda, the printing facility of the Banco Central de la República Argentina, has begun production of new 5,000-peso banknotes pursuant to resolution 158 of 16 April 2020, with 20 million notes scheduled for delivery in June, followed by 60 million notes in each of the next three months. The front reportedly features portraits of Ramón Carrillo, the Prime Minister of Health of Juan Perón, accompanied by Cecilia Grierson, the first Argentine doctor. The back depicts the Malbrán Institute.

Courtesy of Francisco Truyol.

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