The Argentine Peso is the primary currency of Argentina.
This currency is used by an estimated 44,494,502 people.
Based on our estimate, Argentine Peso is the #28 most popular currency is the world.
The currency code for the Argentine Peso is "ARS".
The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 32.
The currency symbol for the Peso is "$".
Argentine Peso conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.
ARS Currency Demographics
The primary country using the Argentine Peso is Argentina.
There are approximately 44,494,502 people around the world who use the Argentine Peso.
The Argentine Peso is the #28 most used widely currency is the world.
44,494,502 user population
Ranked #28 in the world
ARS Exchange Rates
1 Argentine Peso equals:
† Rates last updated at 38 minutes ago
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
ARS Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||ARS|
|ISO 4217 Number||32|
|Minor Unit Name||N.a.|
|Minor Unit Symbol||
|Frequently Used banknotes||$2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||N.a.|
|Frequently Used Coins||$1, $2, 5, 10, 25, 50|
|Rarely Used Coins||N.a.|
|Estimated User Population||44,494,502 people|
|ARS Inflation Rate||N.a.|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
‡ Corrections or suggestions? Please contact us.
2020 ARS Currency Holidays
Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of Argentina.
On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed.
Settlement in Argentine Peso may also be closed on these dates.
|New Year's Day
||January 1, 2020
||February 24, 2020
||February 25, 2020
|Truth and Justice Day
||March 24, 2020
|Malvinas Islands Memorial
||April 2, 2020
||April 9, 2020
||April 10, 2020
||May 1, 2020
||May 25, 2020
|Martin Miguel de Guemes Day
||June 15, 2020
||June 20, 2020
||July 9, 2020
|Anniversary of the Death of General San Martin
||August 17, 2020
|Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity
||October 12, 2020
||November 6, 2020
|National Sovereignty Day
||November 23, 2020
||December 8, 2020
||December 24, 2020
||December 25, 2020
|Last Business Day of the Year
||December 31, 2020
ARS Currency History
The Argentine Peso was created in January 1992.
The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Argentine Peso.
|Argentine peso ley (ARL)
January 1970 to May 1983
|Argentine peso argentino (ARP)
June 1983 to June 1985
|Argentine austral (ARA)
June 1985 to December 1991