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BSP now plans new coin series for 2017

According to a May 25 article in SUNSTAR – AN OFFICIAL of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported that a new coin series will be issued in the next two years. The information came from BSP Currency Issue and Integrity Office (CIIO) Managing Director Iluminada Sicat yesterday at the sidelines of the central’s banks demonetization … Continue reading

BSP starts decomissioning old NDS banknotes

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will begin withdrawing old banknotes from circulation starting next year January 1. For almost three decades, we’ve been using the New Design Series (NDS) banknotes while the New Generation Currency (NGC) was released on December 2010, since then both NDS and NGC co-circulates countrywide. The currency retirement or demonetization process for … Continue reading

50 peso 50 years of Trinity University of Asia commemorative overprint

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.  

50 peso PDIC’s 50th year commemorative overprint

In a recent news article from the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) website. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) issued a P50 commemorative banknotes for public circulation. It has an overprint of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) logo to commemorate PDIC’s golden anniversary. According to PDIC website, “the P50-commemorative bill was launched during the … Continue reading

St. Pedro Calungsod commemorative banknote out soon

Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) News announced ealier this month that the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will soon issue a 50-peso commemorative banknote overprint of Saint Pedro Calungsod for public circulation. CBCPNews added, the banknote commemorates the recent canonization of the second Filipino saint last October 2012. Calungsod is a teenage Catholic … Continue reading

New Design Series notes retired by 2015

UPDATE (30Dec2014 post): BSP starts decomissioning old NDS banknotes 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. … Continue reading

BSP starts printing NewGen currencies locally

Read full story >> By Prinz Magtulis, The Philippine Star In an article from The Philippine Star, BSP Deputy Governor Juan de Zuñiga said that “By 2013, based on projections, we will fully meet all currency requirements.” It is anticipated that all denominations of the new generation of banknotes will be printed by the Bangko Sentral … Continue reading

PH seeks to beat Guinness record for longest line of coins

On Bonifacio day, 30th of November 2011, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Officers Club and the BSP Employees Association will lay down a 70 km 25-centavo coins line; in front of the Manila Grandstand in Manila’s Rizal Park as Philippine will try to break the Guinness World Record on the longest line of coins now held … Continue reading

BSP continues printing old notes designs?

According to a press release issued by the Philippine Information Agency dated 20 July 2011, the new banknotes introduced by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on 16 December 2010 were printed by an undisclosed French firm (most likely Oberthur Technologies), but that upgrades to the Security Plant Complex in Quezon City were under way so … Continue reading

BSP public awareness on banknotes’ features

In light of the issuance of the new peso bank notes, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has called on the public to be aware of the security features added to the bills in order to easily detect counterfeits. Speaking at the sidelines of the launch of an anti-counterfeit campaign spearheaded by the BSP in … Continue reading

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