Argentina uses the $ symbol for the peso, just like the USA uses the $ sign for the dollar. The currency equals the peso of course. Mexican re-valued its currency in 1994; there are one hundred Argentina cents to every peso. (1 peso = 1000 old pesos) Peso bills come in 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, and 500 denominations. The bills are different colors and easy to tell apart. Coins come in 1, 2, and 5 peso coins they are silver with gold in the center; 10, and 20 peso coins are also round but with gold on the outside.Argentina-20_Pesos-2003.jpg c-documents-and-settings.jpg