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Commemorative Currency - Commemorative Coins

Commemorative coins may vary in size with the ordinary circulation coins. These coins were minted to honor a specific person or recognize the significance of a place or event that made a mark in the history of Philippines. Most of these commemorative coins are minted from precious metals like gold and silver making them extraordinary and more expensive.

The following are the commemorative Philippine Peso coins issued since 1947:

mcarthur
Liberation of the Philippines
from the Japanese by
Gen. Douglas MacArthur 
1947, 50-s & 1-p

jr 100
100th Birth Anniversary
of Jose Rizal 
1961, 50-s & 1-p

bonifacio 100
100th Birth Anniversary
of Andres Bonifacio
1963, 1-piso

mabini 100
100th Birth Anniversary
of Apolinario Mabini
1964, 1-piso


25th Anniversary
of Bataan Day 
1967, 1-piso

aguinaldo 100
100th Birth Anniversary
of Emilio Aguinaldo 
1967, 1-piso

pjpii 1970
Pope Paul VI visit
to the Philippines 
1970, 1-piso

bsp 25
25th Anniversary of
BSP 
1974, 25-piso

iabl 3
3rd Anniversary of Ang
Bagong Lipunan Sept. 2, 1972 
1975, 50-&1000-piso

bog 1976
1976 Annual Meeting of
Boards of Governors
1976, 50-&1500-piso

abl 5
3rd Anniversary of Ang
Bagong Lipunan
1977, 1500- &5000-piso

sppmc
Inauguration of the Security Printing
Plant and Mint Complex 
1977, 50-piso

sppmc 1978
Inauguration of the Security Printing
Plant and Mint Complex 
1978, 1500-piso


mlq 100
100th Birth Anniversary of
Pres. Manuel L. Quezon 
1978, 25- & 50-piso

unctad 1979
United Nations (UN) Conference
on Trade and Development 
1979, 25-piso

children 1979
International Year
of the Children 
1979, 50-piso

mac 100
100th Birth Anniversary of
Gen. Douglas MacArthur 
1980, 25- & 2500-p

pjpii 1980
Pope John Paul II
visit to the Philippines 
1980, 1500-piso

pjpii 1981
Pope John Paul II
visit to the Philippines
1981, 50- &1500-piso

wfd
World Food Day 
1981, 25-piso

40th bataan
40th Anniversary of Bataan -
Corregidor World War II 
1982, 50- &1500-piso

marcos-reagan
Marcos - Reagan
1982, 25-piso

up 75
University of the Philippines
Diamond Jubilee
1983, 100-piso

pcca us visit
1986 State visit of Corazon Aquino
to the United States of America 
1986, 25- & 2500-piso

wwf
World Wildlife Fund 
1987, 200-piso


ppr 1988
People Power Revolution
1987, 10- & 500-piso

dkp
Dekada ng
Kulturang Pilipino 
1989, 1-piso

save the children
Save  the Children 
1990, 200-p

quirino 100
100th Birth Anniversary of
Elpidio Quirino  
1990, 2-piso

seag 1991
1991
Southeast Asian Games
1991, 150-piso

antipolo
400th Anniversary
of Antipolo, Rizal 
1991, 1-piso

jpl 100
100th Birth Anniversary
of Jose P. Laurel 
1991, 2-piso

ppr 6
6th Anniversary –
Restoration of Democracy 
1992, 10000-piso

ind 50
50th Anniversary –
Araw ng Kagitingan 
1992, 1-piso

mar 100
100th Birth Anniversary
of Manuel Roxas 
1992, 2-piso

leyte 50
50th Anniversary –
Leyte Gulf Landing  
1994, 50-, 100- & 1000-piso


pjpii 1995
Pope John Paul Visit
to the Philippines 
1995, 100-, 200-,
2500- & 5000-piso

apec 1996
Asia Pacific Economic
Cooperation Conference 
1996, 2000-piso

jpr 100
Centennial Anniversary
Jose Rizal Martyrdom 
1996, 500-piso

bonifacio 100
Centennial Anniversary –
Andres Bonifacio 
1997, 500-piso


cpr 100
Centennial Anniversary -
Carlos P. Romulo 
1998, 500-piso

aguinaldo 100
Centennial Anniversary-
Emilio Aguinaldo 
1998, 500-piso

50 cb
50th Anniversary –
Central Banking 
1999, 500-& 5000-piso

jr 150
150th Anniversary –
Jose Rizal
2011, 1-piso