Philippine one peso bill

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
One peso
(Philippines)
Value 1 peso
Width 160 mm
Height 66 mm
Security features Security fibers, Watermark, Security thread
Paper type 90% cotton
10% linen
Years of printing 1918-1973
Obverse
PHP1 Pilipino series bill.jpg
Design José Rizal
Design date 1969
Reverse
P1 Pilipino series (Reverse).jpg
Design Declaration of Philippine independence
Design date 1969

The Philippine one-peso bill (₱1) was a denomination of Philippine currency. On its final release, José Rizal was featured on the front side of the bill, while the Declaration of the Philippine Independence was featured on the reverse side.

This banknote was circulated until the Central Bank stopped printing this currency in 1973. It was replaced by coins upon the introduction of the Ang Bagong Lipunan series.

Pre-independence history[edit]

Post-independence history[edit]

  • 1973: The one peso bill was not included when the Ang Bagong Lipunan series was introduced. The banknote was later demonetized together with the English Series and the other Pilipino Series banknotes on February 28, 1974, pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 378.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippine Presidential Decree No. 378 Chan Robles (www.chanrobles.com). Retrieved on 2013-02-24.