On July 23 2014, Philippine celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of a Filipino revolutionary hero, Apolinario Mabini, known to be as the “Brains of the Revolution” and the “Sublime Paralytic.” The celebration was held at the Apolinario Mabini Shrine in Barangay Talaga, Tanauan City Batangas and was led by President Benigno Aquino 3rd. During the … Continue reading
Philippine 100 PESO New Generation Currency Series (Dec 2010-present) Obverse : President Manuel A. Roxas, Central Bank of the Philippines; Inauguration of the Third Republic, Seal of the Republic of the Philippines and the new BSP Seal Reverse : Mayon Volcano, Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus), Indigenous textile from the Bicol Region Security Features: Embossed prints, serial … Continue reading
Philippine 20 PESO New Generation Currency Series (Dec 2010-present) Obverse : President Manuel L. Quezon, Filipino as the National Language, Malacañang Palace, Seal of the President and the new BSP Seal. Reverse : Banaue Rice Terraces; the palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) popularly known as “coffee alamid” from the mountains of the Cordilleras, famous for producing … Continue reading
KM# 271a – Philippine 25 SENTIMO New BSP Coin Series (1995 – Present) Metallic Content: Brass plated Steel (plating not less than 25 microns on steel substrate) Diameter: 20 mm Weight: 3.8 g Edge: Plain
KM# 268 – Philippine 5 Sentimo New BSP Coin Series (1995 – Present) Metallic Content: Copper plated steel (plating not less than 25 microns on steel substrate) Diameter: 15.5 mm (with 4 mm central hole) Weight: 1.9 g Edge: Plain
MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will sharpen the color of the P100 bill to better distinguish it from the P1,000 note and address the confusion the two bills cause among consumers and businesses. Members of the BSP’s Monetary Board have agreed that making some adjustments was prudent. In particular, the MB … Continue reading
Here’s a closer look on Bonifacio 2013 Commemorative coin.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced the circulation of a 10-piso legal tender coin in celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of one of Philippine’s patriot Gat. Andres Bonifacio. Andres Bonifacio, was regarded as one of the Philippines’ greatest heroes, a dynamic leader who founded the Katipunan, which led to the declaration of Philippine independence … Continue reading
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) issued a new P50 commemorative banknotes for public circulation. It has an overprint of the 50th Anniversary of Trinity University of Asia logo.
A closer comparison of the Calungsod overprint with the logo which came from the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), one would surely spot a big difference. The islands of Guam and Cebu (place of origin and martyrdom) are supposed to be included among the palm leaves incorporated in its design. The question now is, where is … Continue reading
In a Manila Bulletin recent article, the old “New Design Series” (NDS) banknotes will undergo Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) formal currency retirement or demonetization program and be demonetized by 2015, afterwards the “New Generation Currency” (NGC) banknotes shall be the only legal notes to be acknowledged. The start for NDS’ demonetization is said to be … Continue reading
According to a recent article from The Philippine Star, studies for a new generation of coins are currently being conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and probably be unveiled in 2014. From an interview BSP Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo said that we’ll soon to have a set of new generation of coins. Security features, … Continue reading
For twenty seven years it has eluded the eyes of many, most wouldn’t even know its’ existence. But this month, the Pilipino numismatic community was in awe as the rare “1985 Marcos – Fernandez 500 piso bill” showed up in pinoynotes.hostoi.com, one of the most reliable site on Philippine banknotes. This note is cited for … Continue reading
This month of December, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will release a one-piso Rizal commemorative coin. BSP has issued 10 million pieces of these one-peso coin, minted as a tribute to the national hero Jose Rizal who just celebrated his 150th birth anniversary last June 19, 2011. The coin’s obverse side bears Rizal’s portrait bust, … Continue reading
If your looking for old coins and banknotes, folders, holders or other things you might need for your collection, best to visit the following: JC Coins and Antiques (owned by Jun Cuartero) @ Green Hills Shopping Center (SITE MAP HERE) (Furniture Area) De Jesus Variety Store (owned by Ray De Jesus) @ Recto near Mendiola (SITE … Continue reading
It really didn’t came up to me until a friend of mine posted her new generation banknote and asked, Why does PNOY uses the middle initial S over the rightful C, given Cory, her mother as “Cojuangco”? Not to let my self pondering, I’ve done some net search and found this very direct answer. Why … Continue reading