Philippine Peso Coins and Banknotes

Philippine Coins and Banknotes

50 Peso Commemorative Coin (International Year of the Child)


Fifty Peso Silver Proof Coin Commemorating the International Year of The Child (1979)

Obverse: Portrait of a Child, International Year of the Child emblem, "Pandaigdig na Taon ng mga Bata", year mark
Reverse: Seal of the Republic of the Philippines, "50 Piso", "Republika ng Pilipinas"

Quality: Proof
Material: Silver

Shape: Round
Edge: Milled

This coin was minted at the Franklin Mint of the United States of America.

The year 1979 was proclaimed the International Year of the Child by the United Nations. The proclamation was signed on January 1, 1979 by United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim. The proclamation was meant to draw attention to problems that affected children throughout the world, including malnutrition and lack of access to education.

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