Philippine ten peso coin
|Value||10.00 Philippine Peso|
Center: Aluminium bronze
|Years of minting||2000-present|
|Design||Profiles of Andres Bonifacio and Apolinario Mabini, Year Mark|
|Design||Logo of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas|
The coin is made of two alloys: the inner part of nickel aluminium bronze, the outer part of copper-nickel. It has been used since 2000. First, it circulated in tandem with the banknote of the same denomination, until the ten peso note was demonetized in 2002.
The coins are composed of two alloys. The inner circle (plug) is composed of two layers aluminium bronze and the outer ring of copper-nickel giving them a two colour (silver outer and gold inner) appearance. The diameter of the coins are 26.5 mm and a mass of 8.7 grams. The coins' edges have interrupted serration. The obverse feature the profiles of Andres Bonifacio and Apolinario Mabini, heroes during the Philippine Revolution. Both men were also featured in the second version of the New design series ten peso bill that was first released in 1997.
On December 19, 2014, The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) published an announcement that three new limited edition, commemorative circulation coins, including Apolinario Mabini 150 anniversary commemorative 10 peso coin, which was released on Monday, 22 December 2014.