Commemorative Coins

Commemorative Coins

Commemorative coins may vary in size with the ordinary circulation coins. These coins were minted to honor a specific person or recognize the significance of a place or event that made a mark in the history of Philippines. Most of these commemorative coins are minted from precious metals like gold and silver making them extraordinary and more expensive. The following are the commemorative Philippine Peso coins issued since 1947:

pre1980

mcarthur

Liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese by Gen. Douglas MacArthur

1947, 50-s & 1-p

jr 100

100th Birth Anniversary of Jose Rizal

1961, 50-s & 1-p

bonifacio 100

100th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

1963, 1-piso

mabini 100

100th Birth Anniversary of Apolinario Mabini

1964, 1-piso

25th Anniversaryof Bataan Day

1967, 1-piso

aguinaldo 100

100th Birth Anniversary of Emilio Aguinaldo

1967, 1-piso

pjpii 1970

Pope Paul VI visit to the Philippines

1970, 1-piso

bsp 25

25th Anniversary of BSP

1974, 25-piso

iabl 3

3rd Anniversary of Ang Bagong Lipunan

Sept. 2, 1972 1975, 50-&1000-piso

bog 1976

1976 Annual Meeting of Boards of Governors

1976, 50-&1500-piso

abl 5

3rd Anniversary of Ang Bagong Lipunan

1977, 1500- &5000-piso

sppmc

Inauguration of the Security Printing Plant and Mint Complex

1977, 50-piso

sppmc 1978

Inauguration of the Security Printing Plant and Mint Complex

1978, 1500-piso

mlq 100

100th Birth Anniversary ofPres. Manuel L. Quezon

1978, 25- & 50-piso

unctad 1979

United Nations (UN) Conferenceon Trade and Development

1979, 25-piso

children 1979

International Year of the Children

1979, 50-piso

1980s

mac 100

100th Birth Anniversary of Gen. Douglas MacArthur

1980, 25- & 2500-p

pjpii 1980

Pope John Paul II visit to the Philippines

1980, 1500-piso

pjpii 1981

Pope John Paul II visit to the Philippines

1981, 50- &1500-piso

wfd

World Food Day

1981, 25-piso

40th bataan

40th Anniversary of Bataan – Corregidor World War II

1982, 50- &1500-piso

marcos-reagan

Marcos – Reagan

1982, 25-piso

up 75

University of the Philippines Diamond Jubilee

1983, 100-piso

pcca us visit

1986 State visit of Corazon Aquinoto the United States of America

1986, 25- & 2500-piso

wwf

World Wildlife Fund

1987, 200-piso

ppr 1988

People Power Revolution

1987, 10- & 500-piso

dkp

Dekada ng Kulturang Pilipino

1989, 1-piso

1990s-present

save the children

Save the Children

1990, 200-p

quirino 100

100th Birth Anniversary of Elpidio Quirino

1990, 2-piso

seag 1991

1991 Southeast Asian Games

1991, 150-piso

antipolo

400th Anniversary of Antipolo, Rizal

1991, 1-piso

jpl 100

100th Birth Anniversary of Jose P. Laurel

1991, 2-piso

ppr 6

6th Anniversary – Restoration of Democracy

1992, 10000-piso

ind 50

50th Anniversary – Araw ng Kagitingan

1992, 1-piso

mar 100

100th Birth Anniversary of Manuel Roxas

1992, 2-piso

leyte 50

50th Anniversary – Leyte Gulf Landing

1994, 50-, 100- & 1000-piso

pjpii 1995

Pope John Paul Visit to the Philippines

1995, 100-, 200-, 2500- & 5000-piso

apec 1996

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Conference

1996, 2000-piso

jpr 100

Centennial Anniversary Jose Rizal Martyrdom

1996, 500-piso

bonifacio 100

Centennial Anniversary – Andres Bonifacio

1997, 500-piso

cpr 100

Centennial Anniversary – Carlos P. Romulo

1998, 500-piso

aguinaldo 100

Centennial Anniversary – Emilio Aguinaldo

1998, 500-piso

50 cb

50th Anniversary – Central Banking

1999, 500-& 5000-piso

jr 150

150th Anniversary – Jose Rizal

2011, 1-piso

jr 150

150th Anniversary – Andres Bonifacio

2013, 10-piso

jr 150

150th Anniversary – Apolinario Mabini

2014, 10-piso

jr 150

OFW Commemorative – Bagong Bayani

2014, 5-piso

jr 150

70th Anniversary – Leyte Gulf landing

2014, 5-piso

jr 150

Papal Visit – Pope Francis

2015, 50-piso

jr 150

Papal Visit – Pope Francis

2015, 500-piso

jr 150

150th Anniversary – Miguel Malvar

2015, 10-piso

images and site source: bsp.gov.ph

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