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Argentine’s 5-Peso bill to go out if Circulation from February onwards 2020

The Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) will remove the 5-peso bill from circulation from February 1, 2020, onwards. They are legal for all transactions until January 31, 2020. All financial institutions have to receive 5-peso bills for exchange or accreditation in accounts until February 28. 


  • February 1, 2020, the bill will cease to have cancellation power and cannot be used in any transactions.
  • February 28, 2020, banks must exchange the 5-peso bill.

The new silver-colored coin of the same value, with the image of a myrtle, will replace the bill permanently. In May 2018, the 2-peso bill was out of circulation. 

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