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Metal peso - modern coins of Philippines

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  • Philippines, Republic
  • Peso Philippines
  • Manila
  • of 298 170 sq. km
  • Philippine (state)
  • PH (PHL) 608

National monetary unit of Philippines is peso which is equal 100 centavo. In circulation there are coins in nominal value 1, 5, 10 peso.

In 1958 the new series of coins consisting from bronze 1 centavo, brass 5 centavo and 10, 25 and 50 centavo from alloy nickel-brass has been manufactured. In 1967 stamping has been changed to reflect use of the Philippine names for monetary units. It was "Ang Bagong Lipunan" a series. Same year bronze has been replaced with aluminium, and a brass on a Copper-Nickel. In 1972 coins 1 peso, and in 1975 - 5 peso have been manufactured. A series of coins devoted to flora and fauna has been entered into the circulation in 1983, 2 peso are simultaneous with issue of a coin. The sizes of coins began to reduce in 1991, issue of coins has been removed from production 50 centavo and 2 peso in 1994. A modern series of coins is presented since 1995, with production of coins 10 peso in 2000.

In December, 2008 the decision on a conclusion from the circulation all coins less, than 1 peso was accepted.

That local money was not removed from the country in the illegal method, the Central bank of Philippines has attended to issue of a new coin which is rapped out from cheaper steel.

Nominal value: 1 peso
Stamping: 2000
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 peso of Philippines the Reverse 1 peso of Philippines
Nominal value: 5 peso
Stamping: 1997
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 5 peso of Philippines the Reverse 5 peso of Philippines
Nominal value: 10 peso
Stamping: 2003
the Material: the Center - a brass, a circle - a Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 10 peso of Philippines the Reverse 10 peso of Philippines

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