The Argentina Peso is the official currency. Bills come in 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 pesos. One peso equals one hundred cents. 2 pesos are blue (Bartolomé Mitre 1821-1906), 5 pesos are green (José de San Martín 1778-1850), 10 pesos are brown (Manuel Belgrano 1770-1820), 20 pesos are red (Juan Manuel de Rosas 1793-1877), 50 pesos are grey (Domingo Faustino Sarmiento 1811-1888), 100 pesos are violet (Julio Argentino Roca 1843-1914).

Coins are 1 peso and then there are coins from 50, 25, 5 and 1 cents. 1 peso coins are golden and silver plated; 50 cents coins are golden; 25, 10 and 5 cents coins may be either golden or silver plated. Finally copper 1 cent coins are rarely used.

Banking hours are from Monday to Tuesday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The most well known and accepted credit cards are: American Express, Master Card, VISA and Diners.

Please check current exchange rate prior to your fly fishing trip.


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