English Series

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The English Series were Philippine banknotes that circulated from 1949 to 1969. It was the only banknote series of the Philippine peso to use English as the language.

English Series
Image Value Dimensions Main Color Description Year
Obverse Reverse Obverse Reverse First issue Withdrawal
Small denomination notes
5 centavos 5 centavos 5 centavos Red Bank title, bank seal, value, serial number "PHILIPPINES", value 1951 1958
10 centavos 10 centavos 10 centavos Maroon Bank title, bank seal, value, serial number "PHILIPPINES", value
20 centavos 20 centavos 20 centavos Green Bank title, bank seal, value, serial number "PHILIPPINES", value
50 centavos Blue Bank title, bank seal, value, serial number "PHILIPPINES", value
½ peso Green Mt. Mayon and three men riding on a carabao-drawn cart "PHILIPPINES", value 1958? 1967?
Large denomination notes
1 pesos ₱1 160 × 66 mm Gray Apolinario Mabini Barasoain Church 1951 1974
2 pesos ₱2 Blue José Rizal Landing of Ferdinand Magellan
5 pesos ₱5 Golden yellow Marcelo H. del Pilar and Graciano Lopez Jaena La Solidaridad
10 pesos ₱10 Brown Fathers Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos and Jacinto Zamora Urdaneta and Legaspi Monument
20 pesos ₱20 Orange Andres Bonifacio and Emilio Jacinto Kartilya ng Katipunan and the Balintawak Monument
50 pesos ₱50 Red Antonio Luna Blood compact between Sikatuna and Legaspi
100 pesos ₱100 Yellow Tandang Sora Regimental flags and the Katipunan veterans
200 pesos ₱200 Green Manuel L. Quezon Legislative Building 1957
500 pesos ₱500 Violet Manuel Roxas Former Central Bank Building

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