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Encyclopedia > Philippine peso bills

Philippine peso bills are issued by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines) for circulation in the Philippines. The smallest amount of legal tender in wide circulation is twenty pesos and the largest is 1000 pesos. The front side of each bill features prominent people in the country's history while the reverse side depicts landmarks and events in history. While the 5- and 10-peso denominations have been concurrently offered in coins in recent years, the 5- and 10-peso bills have not been demonetized. The Central Bank is depicted on the 100-peso bill. ... ISO 4217 Code PHP User(s) Philippines Inflation 7. ...

5 pesos (replaced with coinage)

10 pesos (replaced with coinage) Front side of the 5-Philippine peso bill. ... Back side of the 5-Philippine peso bill. ...

20 pesos Download high resolution version (947x386, 68 KB)Front side of the 10-Philippine peso bill. ... Download high resolution version (945x385, 66 KB)Reverse side of the 10-Philippine peso bill. ...

50 pesos Download high resolution version (950x385, 54 KB)Front side of the 20-Philippine peso bill. ... Download high resolution version (963x390, 58 KB)Reverse side of the 20-Philippine peso bill. ...

100 pesos Download high resolution version (944x383, 59 KB)Front side of the 50-Philippine peso bill. ... Download high resolution version (946x382, 56 KB)Back side of the 50-Philippine peso bill. ...

200 pesos Download high resolution version (956x387, 70 KB)Front side of the 100-Philippine peso bill. ... Download high resolution version (953x384, 47 KB)Reverse side of the 100-Philippine peso bill. ...

500 pesos --203. ... Back side of the 200-Philippine peso bill. ...

1000 pesos Download high resolution version (950x387, 72 KB)Front side of the 500-Philippine peso bill. ... Download high resolution version (948x383, 72 KB)Back side of the 500-Philippine peso bill. ...

2000 pesos Front side of the 1000-Philippine peso bill. ... Back side of the 1000-Philippine peso bill. ...

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History of Philippine banknotes

On May 1, 1852, The first commercial bank of the Philippines, El Banco Espaňol Filipino de Isabel 2A issuing the following denominations initially 10, 25, 50 and 200 Pesos Fuertes (strong pesos).


By 1903, The American Insular Government issued the Silver Certificates in the denominations 2, 5, 10,20,50,100 and 500 Pesos backed by Silver Coin or U.S. Gold at a fixed rate of 2:1. The banknotes issued by today's Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas were the VICTORY-CBP Overprints in 1949, which were merely overprints of older American-era banknotes. The first official banknote series to be printed were the English Series in 1951, which was followed by the Pilipino Series in 1969. After the declaration of Proclamation No. 1081 by Ferdinand Marcos on September 21, 1972 the Central Bank was to demonitize the existing banknotes in 1973. All the unissued Pilipino Series 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 piso banknotes were sent back to the De La Rue plant in London for overprinting the watermark area with the words "ANG BAGONG LIPUNAN" and oval geometric safety design. The Central Bank is depicted on the 100-peso bill. ... Proclamation No. ... Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth president of the Philippines, serving from 1965 to 1986. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... De La Rue is a British commercial printer and papermaker. ...


In 1978, the Security Printing Plant in Quezon City was inaugurated to print Philippine peso banknotes. Many special events occurred during the Marcos regime, so the Central Bank, aside from minting expensive commemorative coins overprinted circulating banknotes the first was in 1978 for the birth centenary of former President Sergio Osmeña the words IKA-100 TAONG KAARAWAN 1878-1978 beautifully placed near the portrait of Sergio Osmeña on the 50-Piso bill. The next overprint was in 1981 when Pope John Paul II visited the Philippines from February 17 to February 21, 1981 the overprint was on the 2-Piso bill on the watermark area. Also on June 30, 1981 the bust profile of President Ferdinand E. Marcos on the 10-Piso bill was overprinted for the Presidential Inauguration on that date. In 1981 the Central Bank Ad Hoc Committee was formed to authorized to approve or disapprove designs of circulating banknotes and coins, also commemorative bills and coins.. By 1983, the Committee was deciding the issuing of new banknotes to replace the Ang Bagong Lipunan Series. By issuing seven new banknotes consisting of 5-, 10-, 20-, 50-, 100-, 500- and 1000-peso bills. 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Quezon City P (Filipino: Lungsod Quezon) is the former capital and the most populous city in the Philippines. ... Sergio Osmeña (September 9, 1878 – October 19, 1961) was the second President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. ... Sergio Osmeña (September 9, 1878 – October 19, 1961) was the second President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. ... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) reigned as Pope of the Catholic Church from October 16... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Ferdinand Marcos Ferdinand Edralin Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth President of the Republic of the Philippines. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On June 12, 1985 the Central Bank issued a new 5-peso Banknote with the face of Emilio Aguinaldo. The following months, a new 10-Piso Banknote with the face of Apolinario Mabini. In early 1986, a new 20-peso banknote appeared. After the 1986 EDSA Revolution and the new 1987 Constitution was promulgated, the Central Bank issued a new 50-, 100- and for the second time a new 500-peso Banknote with the face of Benigno Aquino, Jr.. In 1991, the Central Bank issued for the first time a new 1000-peso banknote, containing the portraits of Jose Abad Santos, Josefa Llanes Escoda and Vicente Lim. June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy (March 22, 1869—February 6, 1964) was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. ... Apolinario Mabini Apolinario Mabini (July 23, 1864—May 13, 1903) was a Filipino theoretician who wrote the constitution for the first Philippine republic of 1899-1901, and served as its first premier in 1899. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The EDSA Revolution, also referred to as the People Power Revolution and the Philippine Revolution of 1986, was a mostly nonviolent mass demonstration in the Philippines. ... For the municipality, see Sen. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jose Abad Santos (top-left) is featured on the 1000-peso bill Jose Abad Santos (February 19, 1886—May 7, 1942) was the 5th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. ... Josefa Llanes Escoda (bottom portrait) is featured on the 1000-peso bill Josefa Llanes Escoda (September 20, 1898–c. ... Brigadier General Vicente Lim (1889 - 1945) was a World War II general. ...


After the passage of the New Central Bank Act of 1993, the New Design Series, which was initiated in 1985, was slightly changed because of new seal of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. In 1998, the 100,000-peso Centennial Banknote, measuring 8.5"x14", accredited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest legal tender note. It was issued in very limited quantity during the celebration of the Centennial of Philippine Independence. In 2001, the Bangko Sentral issued upgraded 1000-,500- and 100-Piso Banknotes with new hi-tech security features to combat counterfeiting. In 2002, the Bangko Sentral issued a new 200-peso banknote with the security features found on the upgraded 1000-, 500- and 100-peso Banknotes and has the face of former President Diosdado Macapagal. His daughter, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, is at the back of the 200-peso banknote which showed her swearing into office in Edsa shrine. She is the first president in Philippine history whos image has been included in a banknote while in office. The Guinness Book of Records (or in recent editions Guinness World Records, and in previous US editions Guinness Book of World Records) is a book published annually, containing an internationally recognized collection of superlatives: both in terms of human achievement and the extrema of the natural world. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ...


Current banknotes

5-Piso

The 5-Piso was issued by the Central Bank on June 12, 1985. The front side of the 5-peso bill features the portrait of Emilio Aguinaldo. The back of the bill features the Philippine declaration of independence by Emilio Aguinaldo on June 12, 1898. June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy (March 22, 1869—February 6, 1964) was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. ...


The bill is predominantly colored green.


Security features of the bill include a security thread, scattered red & blue visible fibers, and fluorescent printing.


The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has stopped printing this banknote, and it is currently being replaced by equivalent coins. However, existing bills remain legal tender. The Central Bank is depicted on the 100-peso bill. ...


10-Piso

The 10-Piso Bill was issued months after the 5-Piso Bill was issued. The front side of the 10-Piso bill features Apolinario Mabini on the left and Andres Bonifacio on the right. Bonifacio was the founder of the Katipunan, a secret society established to fight the Spanish colonial government. Mabini was the Philippines first Prime Minister and Secretary of Foreign Affairs even though he was a cripple. Because of this, he was often called "The Sublime Paralytic". Depicted on the right side is one of the flags of the Katipunan (see Flags of the Philippine Revolution), the Kartilya ng Katipunan, and a letter written by Mabini. Apolinario Mabini Apolinario Mabini (July 23, 1864—May 13, 1903) was a Filipino theoretician who wrote the constitution for the first Philippine republic of 1899-1901, and served as its first premier in 1899. ... Andrés Bonifacio y de Castro (November 30, 1863 – May 10, 1897) was one of the chief leaders of the revolution of the Philippines against Spanish colonial rule, the first revolution in Asia against European colonial rule. ... The Katipunan was a secret society founded in the Philippines by Andrés Bonifacio aimed towards liberating the country from the Spanish colonizers. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs (Filipino: Kagawaran ng Ugnayang Panlabas), abbreviated as DFA, is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the total national effort in the field of foreign relations. ... During the Philippine Revolution, various flags were used by the Katipunan secret society and its various factions, and later, after the Katipunan had been dissolved, the Philippine Army and its Civil Government. ...


The reverse side of the bill features the Barasoain Church in Malolos, Bulacan, site of the first Philippine Congress and where the Malolos Constitution was drafted. The right portion depicts the initiation rites of the Katipunan. Members accepted into the society had to sign their name on the society's roster using their own blood. Malolos is a city in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. ... The Constitution of the Philippines (Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas in Filipino) is the supreme law of the Philippines. ...


Before 1998, the 10-Piso bill only depicted Mabini and the Barasoain Church. In recent years, the new bill has been replaced with a 10-Piso coin also bearing the effigies of Bonifacio and Mabini.


The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has stopped printing this banknote. However, existing bills remain legal tender.


20-Piso

The front side of the 20-Piso bill features Manuel L. Quezon, first president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. Along the right side of the bill are the coat-of-arms of the Commonwealth, and two of Quezon's notable accomplishments. The first is Wikang Pambansa, which is Tagalog for "national language". In 1937, the National Language Institute was founded to establish a single national language for the Philippines. This eventually became the Filipino language, which is largely based on Tagalog. The second was the Saligang Batas 1935 or the 1935 Constitution of the Philippines. This was the first real constitution that was nationally effected and large parts of it survive in the current constitution. Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina (b. ... The Commonwealth of the Philippines was the political designation of the Philippines from 1935 to 1946 when the country was a commonwealth of the United States. ... Tagalog (pronunciation: ) is one of the major languages of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Filipino (formerly called Pilipino) is the national language and one of the official languages of the Philippines—along with English—as designated in the 1987 Philippine Constitution. ... The Constitution of the Philippines (Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas in Filipino) is the supreme law of the Philippines. ...


The reverse side of the 20-Piso bill depicts Malacañan Palace, more popularly known as Malacañang Palace, the residence of the President of the Philippines, along the banks of the Pasig River. Quezon was the first Philippine president to live in the Palace. The facade of Malacañan Palace facing the Pasig River from 1978-2004. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The Pasig River is a river in the Philippines that drains Laguna de Bay (via the Napindan Channel) into Manila Bay. ...


50-Piso

Depicted on the front side of the fifty-piso is Sergio Osmeña, the second president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. He served as president from 1944, after Quezon's death, to 1946, when the United States granted the Philippines' independence. Sergio Osmeña (September 9, 1878 – October 19, 1961) was the second President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. ... The Commonwealth of the Philippines was the political designation of the Philippines from 1935 to 1946 when the country was a commonwealth of the United States. ...


The National Museum is featured on the reverse side of the bill. This building used to be the old Executive House building during the American period and was labeled as such in the fifty-peso bill until recently. National Museum of the Philippines The National Museum of the Philippines is the official repository established in 1901 as a natural history and ethnography museum of the Philippines. ...


100-Piso

The front side of the 100-Piso bill features Manuel Roxas, the first president of the independent Philippine Republic. This independence is shown at the right side where the Philippine flag was raised and the American Stars and Stripes is lowered on July 4, 1946. Manuel Acuña Roxas (January 1, 1892 – April 15, 1948) was the first president of the independent Republic of the Philippines. ... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


The reverse side of the bill depicts the Manila compound of the Central Bank of the Philippines. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines) is the Republic of the Philippines. ...


The 100-Piso bill is the smallest-valued bill to have the new security features implemented in recent years. But before the advent of the new security features, the 100-Piso bill is interesting for having other security features. On the front side is a barely visible "100" logo above the signatures of the president and the Central Bank governor. This logo is best seen on crisp new 100-Piso bills. On the reverse side, the top row of windows of the main building has the words "Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas" running the whole length.


The 100-Piso bill became subject of controversy after bills printed in London in time for the Christmas season were printed with the President's name misspelled, the first in Philippine history. The bills, of which a small amount are in circulation and are still legal tender, spelled the President's name as "Gloria Macapagal-Arrovo" than the correct Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The BSP is probing the mistake and will correct the mistake as soon as possible. London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ...


200-Piso

The front side of the 200-Piso bill features the portrait of Diosdado Macapagal. It also features the Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite. For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ... The Aguinaldo Shrine is a national shrine of the Philippines, located in Kawit, Cavite. ... Kawit (formerly Cavite El Viejo) is a 1st class urban municipality in the province of Cavite, Philippines. ... CAVITE is a province of the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the CALABARZON region in Luzon, just 30 kilometers south of Manila. ...


The back side of the bill features a scene from EDSA II, with Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Macapagal's daughter, being sworn in as president by Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. in January 2001. The little girl holding a Bible in between Arroyo and Davide is Cecilia Paz Razon Abad, daugther of former Philippine Education Secretary Florencio Abad and Batanes Representative Henedina Razon-Abad. [1] The EDSA II revolution is depicted on the 200-peso bill. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Hilario Davide, Jr. ... The word Bible refers to the canonical collections of fairy tales of Judaism and Christianity. ... The Province of Batanes is the northernmost and the smallest province of the Philippine Republic, both in terms of population and land area. ... Philippine Congress Session Hall The legislative power is vested in Congress, which consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives. ...


The bill is predominantly colored green. This note is also a commemorative banknote, released in 2002 to commemorate Philippine independence. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Philippine independence refers to the struggles of the Filipinos for independence from colonial rule —first by Spain, and then by the United States. ...


The bill was subject of criticisms by the opposition. They said that the legal tender should only feature deceased national heroes and not an incumbent President. Although, it wasn't the first time that a legal tender featured a sitting President. In 1975, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas released a 5-Piso coin featuring the face of then President Ferdinand Marcos. Former Presidents Fidel Ramos and Joseph Estrada was also pictured in a limited commemorative 2000-Piso bill that honors the 100-year celebration of Philippine Independence. Also a limited commemorative gold 1000-Piso bill with the picture of former President Joseph Estrada was also issued to honor the 100-year celebration of Philippine Independence This politics-related article is a stub. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth president of the Philippines, serving from 1965 to 1986. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Fidel V. Ramos Fidel Valdez Ramos (born March 18, 1928), military hero of the 1986 People Power Revolution that toppled the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, became the 12th President of the Republic of the Philippines on June 30, 1992. ... José Marcelo Ejército a. ... José Marcelo Ejército a. ...


Some critics including "running priest" Fr. Robert Reyes also pointed out that featuring Gloria Arroyo in the 200-Piso note could be an electioneering tactic ahead of the 2004 Philippine elections. [2] Presidential elections, legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 10, 2004. ...


500-Piso

The front side of the 500-Piso bill features the portrait of Benigno Aquino Jr.. To the right of the bill, there are two popular quotes from Aquino: "Faith in our people and faith in God", and "The Filipino is worth dying for". There is also the signature of Aquino, a typewriter with his initials ("B.S.A.J."), and a dove of peace. A Philippine flag is also to the right of his portrait, near the central part of the front side. Benigno Ninoy Simeon Aquino Jr. ...


The reverse side features a collage of various images in relation to Aquino. He was (out of some of the pictures) a journalist for the Manila Times, a senator (the pioneer of the Study Now, Pay Later education program), the mayor in his hometown of Concepcion, the governor of Tarlac, and was the main driving force behind the People Power Revolution of 1986, some three years after his death in 1983. The Manila Times is the oldest newspaper in the Philippines that is still published. ... Concepcion is a 1st class municipality in the province of Tarlac, Philippines. ... Tarlac is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. ... The EDSA Revolution, also referred to as the People Power Revolution and the Philippine Revolution of 1986, was a mostly nonviolent mass demonstration in the Philippines. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Before this note was printed, 500-Piso bill was to have Ferdinand Marcos and its back was the Batasang Pambansa Complex until People Power Revolution when it was replaced by the current 500-Piso bill. Remnants of this bill are only for media purposes. Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth president of the Philippines, serving from 1965 to 1986. ... Batasang Pambansa (National Assembly) is where members of the Philippines House of Representatives hold their sessions. ... The EDSA Revolution, also referred to as the People Power Revolution and the Philippine Revolution of 1986, was a mostly nonviolent mass demonstration in the Philippines. ...


1000-Piso

The front side of the 1000-Piso bill features the portraits of Jose Abad Santos, Chief Justice; Josefa Llanes Escoda, civic worker and one of the founders of the Girl Scouts of the Philippines; and Vicente Lim, a general in the Philippine Army, first Filipino graduate of West Point: the three are considered heroes of the resistance against the Japanese Occupation of the Philippines. It also features the eternal flame, laurel leaves, and bank seal. Jose Abad Santos (top-left) is featured on the 1000-peso bill Jose Abad Santos (February 19, 1886—May 7, 1942) was the 5th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. ... Josefa Llanes Escoda (bottom portrait) is featured on the 1000-peso bill Josefa Llanes Escoda (September 20, 1898–c. ... The Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) is the National Scout Association for girls and young women of the Philippines. ... Brigadier General Vicente Lim (1889 - 1945) was a World War II general. ... The United States Military Academy, also known as West Point, or simply USMA (or Army, for NCAA purposes), is a United States Army fort and military academy. ... The eternal flame at the Monument to the Unknown Soldier in Sofia, Bulgaria Eternal Flame is also a single released by The Bangles in 1989, and covered by Atomic Kitten in 2001. ...


The back of the bill features the Banaue Rice Terraces, Manunggul Jar cover and Langgal. The Banaue Rice Terraces The Banaue Rice Terraces are 2000-year-old terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao in the Philippines by ancestors of the Batad people. ...


The bill is predominantly colored blue.


Security features of the bill include optically variable ink, a security thread, scattered red & blue visible fibers, and fluorescent printing. The words "Central Bank of the Philippines" are microprinted in the lower left border on the face of the note.


Higher denominations

The Central Bank of the Philippines issued only 300,000 pieces of this 216mmx133mm 2,000 Philippine Peso centennial commemorative legal tender banknote.


The obverse side features President Joseph Ejercito Estrada taking his oath of office on June 30, 1998 in the historic Barasoain Church, the seat of the first democratic republic in Asia shown in the background as well as the scroll of the Malolos Constitution and the seal of the BSP (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas).


The reverse side depicts the re-enactment of the declaration of Philippine Independence at the Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 1998 by President Fidel V. Ramos and also features the Philippine Centennial Commission logo.


The security features of the note include a 3-dimensional cylinder mould-made portrait watermark of the two presidents and the years 1898-1998, iridescent band, color-shift windowed security thread, latent image and perfect see-through register.


The 100,000-Piso centennial note, measuring 8.5"x14", is accredited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest legal tender note in terms of size. It was issued in very limited quantity during the celebration of the centennial of Philippine independence in 1998.[3] [4] The Guinness Book of Records (or in recent editions Guinness World Records, and in previous US editions Guinness Book of World Records) is a book published annually, containing an internationally recognized collection of superlatives: both in terms of human achievement and the extrema of the natural world. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


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Philippine peso bills - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (948 words)
Philippine peso bills are issued by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines) for circulation in the Philippines.
The 100-peso bill became subject of controversy after bills printed in London in time for the Christmas season were printed with the President's name misspelled, the first in Philippine history.
The bill was subject of criticisms by the opposition.
Philippine peso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2596 words)
The Philippine peso (Filipino: piso) is the official currency of the Philippines.
The Philippines is one of a handful of countries formerly colonized by Spain that use the peso as their currencies, joining countries such as Mexico, Colombia and Argentina (for more information on this, see peso).
The peso has been a floating currency ever since, which means that the currency is a physical representation of the domestic debt and whose value directly tied to people's perception of the stability of the current regime and its ability to repay the debt.
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