Philippine one-peso coin

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One peso
Value 1.00 Philippine Peso
Mass 6g or 0.006kg g
Diameter 24.00 mm
Edge Reeded
Composition nickel-plated steel
Design "Republika ng Pilipinas", Profile of José Rizal, value, year of minting
Design date 1995
Design Logo of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Design date 1995

The Philippine one-peso coin (₱1) coin is the third-highest denomination coin of the Philippine Peso.

The national hero, José Rizal 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.



  • Pilipino Series; From 1972 to 1974, the one peso was reintroduced, making it the largest denomination of the series. The nickel-brass coin bears the denomination and a profile of Jose Rizal, a writer and a key member of the Filipino Propaganda Movement which advocated political reforms for the colony under Spain, faced to the left on the obverse, while the year of minting, the inscription 'Republika ng Pilipinas' and its official coat of arms, are all on the reverse.
  • Ang Bagong Lipunan Series; From 1975 to 1983, a new one peso coin was issued. The obverse now bears the inscription 'Republika ng Pilipinas' and a portrait of Rizal now faced to the right. The year of minting, the inscription 'Ang Bagong Lipunan' and the official coat of arms of the Philippines, are all on the reverse.
  • Flora and Fauna Series; From 1983 to 1990 and 1991 to 1994, two new one peso coins were issued, the latter of a smaller size concurrent to the last four years of the series. The obverse now features the year of minting and a profile of Rizal faced on the right on the obverse. An image of Anoa mindorensis, or, ambiguously, tamaraw, an animal native to the Philippines, and the denomination, are all on the reverse.
  • BSP Coin Series; Issued in 1995, the current version of the coin now features an enlarged denomination on the obverse, while the inscription 'Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' and its official seal, are all on the reverse.
English Series
Pilipino Series
Ang Bagong Lipunan Series
Flora and Fauna Series
(1983–1990, 1991–1994)
BSP Coin Series
Obverse N/A
Reverse N/A

Commemorative coin[edit]

Commemorative one-peso coin celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of national hero Dr. Jose Rizal.

In December 2011, The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) released a limited edition commemorative one-peso coin. minted as a tribute to the national hero Jose Rizal who celebrated his 150th birth anniversary last June 19, 2011.[1]


  1. ^ Pinoy Numismatist Network (December 11, 2011). "New 1Peso Rizal Commemorative Coin". Retrieved January 5, 2015.