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Argentina's 500 Peso Note

Nominated by Arthur Levenite, IBNS Member 2863

ARS-500-Front
ARS-500-Back
 
Note Argentina BNL (PNL): 500 pesos (US$31)
Predominant Colour(s) Green
Front (vertical) Leaves; paw print as registration device; jaguar; flowers; silhouette of jaguar with latent image RA; denomination in green-to-blue SPARK
Back Paw prints; jaguar cub and adult in stream running through forest; map of Argentina with Northeast region highlighted; compass rose; flowers; coat of arms
Watermark Jaguar and electrotype 500
Additional Security Green-to-blue windowed security thread with demetalized $500 BCRA
Printer S E CASA DE MONEDA
Size 155 x 65 mm
Introduced 30/06/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book