The largest country of South America after Brazil is Argentina. The state is among the largest countries of the world; it includes not only continental bulk but the nearby islands and a part of Antarctic territory. The history of modern state of Argentina is connected to the Spanish colonization. The country became the independent state in 1816, after series of civil wars. By the end of XIX century, Argentina as an independent state achieved the unique rise of prosperity. The immigration to Argentina reached the highest level and enlarged the population of the country fivefold then. Social life and political freedoms followed the economy. Nowadays, Argentina is the high-income state, having the best living standards in Latin America. The legal tender notes and coins of Argentina are pesos. Along with circulating money there are commemorative Argentina coins issued for the special occasions. Frequent subjects for the coins of Argentina are the country’s landmarks.
The location and climate of Argentina made its territory a place of incredible biodiversity. Variety of ecosystems are from subtropical to subpolar, with different interjacent stages, each of them is home for great amount of species. Thus the land is considered to be megadiverse country. Different climate conditions allow developing agriculture and exporting food and beverages. Wines of Argentina had become popular all around the world. Picturesque historical ancestry and beauty of nature attract to Argentina numerous tourists. The country is second most popular destination for visitors of Latin America after Mexico.
The population of Argentina has mixed descent, although the larger part of its ancestry is considered to be Italian and Spanish, with admixtures of indigenous American people and other ethnicities. Current Pope of Rome Francis was born and raised in Argentina; he is the first American pope in Catholic Church history. Many other famous Argentineans are footballers, due to this game is extremely popular in the country. There are even commemorative coins of Argentina, dedicated to football events. Special silver Argentina coins are quite rare, especially in the Old World. Collectible special coins of Argentina are available at Coinsberg.com by the best prices. All purchased Argentina coins are shipped worldwide for free.
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