50th Anniversary of the Central Banking in the Philippines
Obverse: Logos of the original Central Bank of the Philippines and the existing Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the yeas 1949 and 1999. "Limampung Taon ng Pagbabangko Sentral sa Pilipinas"
Reverse: Old Central bank Building and the existing Bangko Sentral Complex. "Republika ng Pilipinas", "500 PISO".
Diameter: 38.60 mm
Weight: 28.28 grams
Composition: 92.5% Silver
Issue Limit: 5000 Pieces
Year of Issue: 1999
Text on Certificate of Authenticity:
"We hereby certify that this 500 PISO coin has been struck by MONNAIE DE PARIS in Proof Quality and is an official issue of the BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS with an issue limit of only 5,000 pieces worldwide." (Signed by Emmanuel Constans, Director of the French Mint and Gabriel C. Singson, Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas)