New Philippine Peso Bills Released by BSP (Photos and Designs)

by Justin on December 17, 2010

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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) launches the new designs of the six denominations of Philippine money and was led by President Noynoy Aquino at the Malacanang Palace on Thursday, December 16, 2010.

The six denominations are P20, P50, P100, P200, P500 and P1, 000 bills which are equipped with stronger security features to easily determine if it is fake or not .

The new design of the P500 bill with the image of former President Cory Aquino and her husband, the late Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino is only a part of the BSP’s project to redesign all Philippine peso bills.

The new designs of Philippine denominations are as follows:

P20 Bill Design

In front of the 20 peso bill is Manuel L. Quezon. At the rear part is the Palm Civet from the Cordilleras and the Banaue Rice Terraces.

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P50 Bill Design

In front was Sergio Osmenia while the Taal Lake and its rare Maliputo milky fish at the back.

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P100 Bill Design

In front was Manuel Roxas while Mayon Volcano and the Butanding, the world’s largest fish that can be found at Donsol Sorsogon were featured at the back.

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P200 Bill Design

featuring the new 200 bill design was Diosdado Macapagal while the Chocolate Hills of Bohol and the famous tarsier was at its back.

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P500 Bill Design

Corazon Aquino and Benigno Aquino Jr. were featured in the new 500 peso bill. At the rear part are Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park at Palawan and the blue-naped parrot that can be found at Mindoro and Palawan.

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P1, 000 Bill Design

fronting the bill are Josefa Llanes Escoda, Vicente Lim and Jose Abad Santos while at its back are the Tubbataha Reef Marine Park and South Sea Pearl.

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Here’s a video from 24 Oras signifying that event, aired Dec. 16, 2010. Video recorded and uploaded to YouTube by DCRJ (DAN C RIVERA JR)

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According to the reports, some of the security measures provided for the new denominations are serial numbers, security fibers, threads, see-though mark, embossed prints and others.

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