Philippines

Republika ng Pilipinas - Republic of the Philippines, Manille


Currency : Pesos des philippines = 100 centavos (1 PHP = 0,014 €)

Link : www.tourism.gov.ph

2 Piso 1985 in decagon coin with Cocos nucifera: coconut. The Philippines is the first producer and exporter of coconut and coconut oil and copra.

1 Piso with the national coat of arms, which contains the emblem of the United State (bottom left: the eagle) and a sun with eight rays represent the eight regions of Philipines.
Jose Rizal (1861-1896) was artist, doctor and eye surgeon, politician and linguist. He played a very important role in the liberation of Spanish colonial rule in the Philippine. He died for this fight and is a national hero.

1 Piso (1995-1997)

1 Piso with Tamaraw (Anda mindorensis), which is a water buffalo living only on the island of Mindoro.

Andres Bonifacio was born in 1863 and died in 1897 (34 years). He was one of the architects of the Philippine Revolution against the Spanish colonial government.

50 sentimo with the the Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi), also known as the Monkey-eating Eagle (PITHECOBHAGA). On the reverse, Marcelo Hilario del Pilar, Filipino artist of the nineteenth century.

25 sentimo Juan Luna y Novicio (1857 - 1899) who was a Filipino painter.

The words "Kilusang Bagong Lipunan" means "new society", after the election of 1949.

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