Philippine Peso Coins and Banknotes

Philippine Coins and Banknotes

25 Centavo Coin - English Series

Twenty Five Centavo Coin
English Series (1956)

Obverse: Lady Liberty striking an anvil with a hammer with a volcano (Mt. Mayon) erupting in the background, "Twenty Five Centavos", year mark
Reverse: seal of the Republic of the Philippines, "Central Bank of the Philippines"

Shape: round
Edge: reeded
Diameter: 23.5mm
Designer: Melecio Figueroa

The obverse design is adpoted from the earlier coins issued during the American Occupation. The figure of Lady Liberty striking the anvil with a hammer is supposed to depict the work done by the Americans in creating a progressive Philippines. Many suspect that the lady in the figure is actually Blanca, the daughter of the designer.


Anonymous said...

is this silver or nickel? thanks

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