New Design of Philippine Peso Bills

Last Thursday, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas revealed the newly designs of the Philippine Peso Bill and new security features of each peso bill.

It took three years to complete the new currencies from conceptualization and printing according to Amando Tetangco, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor. 

Tetangco added that new bank notes "combine new and familiar elements." According to Tetangco that the colors of the bills will be retained to ensure people won't be confused.The new design of Philippine Peso Bill will be circulated this December but the old Peso Bill is acceptable within next three years or until 2013. 

As honor to the former Philippine Presidents, Senators and war heroes like Manuel Roxas, Sergio OsmeƱa, Manuel Quezon, and Diosdado Macapagal Arroyo, Ninoy Aquino, Josefa Llanes Escoda, Vicente Lim, Jose Abad Santos are still featured on the peso bills.

For 500 Peso Bill:

The former President Corazon Aquino is placed beside her husband Senator Ninoy Aquino in the new design of 500 Peso Bill.

The new 500 peso bill makes a history by having both parents with the signatures of their son, the current President Noynoy Aquino.

The P500 bill feautured Puerto Princesa’s Subterranean River National Park and the a blue-naped parrot.

For 20 Peso Bill:

At the back, Banue Rice Terraces, and an animal, Palm Civet or Alamid in local language.

For 50 Peso Bill:
The new of 50 Peso bill is the darker color of red, Taal Lake, and Maliputo. Maliputo is a fish can be found only in the wates of the Taal Lake.

For 100 Peso Bill:
The color of the 100 Peso Bill is almost purple. At the back it shows the perfect cone of Mayon Volcano and Butanding. Butanding is a whale shark and main attraction in Sorsogon.

For 200 Peso Bill:
The almost-green P200 bill shows Bohol Chocolate Hills and the world’s smallest primate found in the Philippines, the Tarsier.

And, Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s photo taking oath is now in front of the P200 bill but is almost not visible.

The color of 200 Peso Bill is almost green. Bohol Chocolate Hills and Tarsier featured at the back portion of 200 peso bill. Tarsier is the world's smallest primate that can be found only in the Philippines. At the Front portion of the bill it show the photo of Former President and now Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's Oath taking as her first President Term.

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  1. nakaka lito ung 20 at 50,, dami dami na negosyo nalugi nyan,, nakamalan 20 ung 50!!!! make it more RED not pink! COLOR BLIND ATA NAG KULAY NYAN!!

  2. Napansin ko rin yan..minsan binayad ko sa jeep kala ko 20 un pala 50...ahahh..buti na lang honest ung driver..


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