Philippine Peso Coins and Banknotes

Philippine Coins and Banknotes

The Philippine New Generation Currency Coin Series (Video)

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas released a video showing the full set of the New Generation Currency Coin Series with the 10-, 5-, and 1-Piso coins along with the 25-, 5-, and 1-sentimo coins.

The 10-Piso coin features Apolinario Mabini on the obverse and the kapa-kapa (Medinilla magnifica) plant on the reverse. It is also the first Philippine coin with a milled-edge lettering spelling out "Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas."

The 5-Piso coin, previously released in November 2017, features Andres Bonifacio on the obverse and the tayabak (Strongylodon macrobotrys) plant.

The 1-piso coin, features Jose Rizal and the waling-waling (Vanda sanderiana) plant.

The sentimo coins all feature a stylized Philippine flag with 3 stars and a sun. Their design only differs in the reverse. The 25-sentimo coin displays the katmon (Dillena philippinensis) flower, the 5-sentimo coin the kapal-kapal baging (Hoya pubicalyx), and the 1-sentimo coin the mangkono (Xanthostemon verdugonianus).

Notably, the 10-sentimo coin seems to have been phased out. Also, all coins are now silver in appearance which is sure to spell some trouble in differentiating similarly-sized coins.

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