10-piso New Design Series Banknote

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Apolinario Mabini, a political philosopher and revolutionary who wrote a constitutional plan for the first Philippine Republic of 1899-1901 and served as its first prime minister in 1899.


Barasoain Church, where the drafting of the Malolos Constitution and the inauguration of the    First Philippine Republic took place




The 10-piso banknote was issued months after the 5-piso banknote was issued.   The bill was completely redesigned but the portrait of Mabini remained the same. New elements regarding Mabini's career were shown on the right side, namely, his “El Verdadero Decalogo" ("The True Dialogue") which served as the introduction to the Malolos Constitution as a quill and an inkwell.