100,000-piso Centennial Commemorative Notes

1998 100k

Obverse

Features "Sigaw ng Himagsikan", a scene that brings to mind the struggle for independence and the cry of defiance against Spanish tyranny by Andres Bonifacio and his Katipunero on 24 August 1896.

Reverse

Features the glorious and triumphant scene of the Proclamation of the Philippine Independence by Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo on 12 June 1898 in Kawit, Cavite. It was on this occasion that the Philippine flag, made by Marcela Agoncillo, was unfurled while the national anthem, composed by Julian Felipe, was played.

Year Printed

1998

Denomination

100,000-piso

Quantity of Notes Printed

1,000 pieces

Remarks

The 100,000-piso Centennial Commemorative Notes - measuring 22cm by 33cm, it is the biggest legal tender issued by the BSP, both interms of face value and dimension. Only 1,000 notes were issued on the occasion of the 1998 Philippine Centennial Year. Recorded as the biggest note during that time in the Guiness Book of World Records.