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50 Peso Canonization of St. Pedro Calungsod Overprint date 2013 confirmed


Photo by PNN – Fab

Photo by PNN – Fab

Philippine 50 PESO – Canonization of St. Pedro Calungsod Overprint
New Design Series “Seal Type 4″ Issue (1987-1994)
New Design Series “Seal Type 5″ Issue (1995-present)
1998 ► Introduction of year mark
1999 ► Names of banknote signatories were added
2001 ► Introduction of 0.75 mm embedded security thread
2001 ► Text inscriptions “Dating Gusali ng Batasan” was changed to “Gusali ng Pambansang Museo”

Obverse: Sergio Osmeña, Fuente Osmeña (Osmeña Fountain in Cebu), gavel, 1993 BSP seal
Reverse: Philippine National Museum “Pambansang Museo”
Length: 160mm
Width: 66mm

Announced by the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) earlier in February, the banknote commemorates the canonization of the second Filipino saint last October 2012. Pedro Calungsod is a teenage Catholic missionary who died a martyr in Guam more than three centuries ago.

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