Philippine five peso coin

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Five peso
Philippines
Value 5.00 Philippine peso
Mass 7.7 g
Diameter 27.0 mm
Edge Round/Plain (design bordered by 12-scallop)
Composition 70% copper
5.5% nickel
24.5% zinc
Obverse
Design Profile of Emilio Aguinaldo, Year Mark
Reverse
Design Logo of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

The Philippine five-peso coin (₱5) is the second-largest denomination of the coins of the Philippine peso.

It is 27 mm (1.1 in) in diameter. The first Philippine president, Emilio Aguinaldo is featured on the obverse. The logo of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is featured on the reverse side, as per all current coins of the Philippines. The current series replaced the Philippine five peso bill in 1995.[1]

Commemorative coins[edit]

On December 19, 2014, The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) published an announcement that three new limited edition commemorative coins is to be circulated, which was then released on Monday, 22 December 2014. This includes the Bagong Bayani Commemorative Coin and the 70th anniversary Leyte Landing commemorative 5 peso coin. [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philippine Money and Currency - PESO Bills and Coins". Philippinecountry.com. 
  2. ^ Pinoy Numismatist Network (20 December 2014). "2014 Commemorative Coins". Retrieved 20 December 2014.