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New 1 Peso Coin with Picture
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will issue this month a new one (1) peso coin. The issuance of this newly designed one peso coin commemorates the 150th birth anniversary of the Philippines' National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal which was celebrated last June 19, 2011. Rizal died on December 30, 1896 in Bagumbayan (now Luneta) which sparked the Philippine Revolution against the Spaniards.

What will be the design of the new one (1) peso coin?

The face of the coin has the design of the portrait of Dr. Jose Rizal and the markings, "150 years,” "1861-2011", and "Republika ng Pilipinas”. Designed on the reverse side are the new BSP seal, "1-piso” and "2011.”

The new 1 peso coin is round, grayish and nickel-plated steel coin. It has the same size (24-millimeters in diameter) and weight (5.35 grams) as the old one (1) peso coin presently in circulation.

The Office of the President of the Philippines and the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) have both approved the issuance of the new one (1) peso coin.

Take a look at the picture of the new one (1) peso coin of the Philippines:

New One 1 Peso Coin
New Philippines' One (1) Peso Coin Photo

Here are some photos of the real new one peso coin in the Philippines:

New 1 Peso Coin

New One Peso Coin

What can you say of our new 1 peso coin?
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9 rej   (03-May-2014 7:05 AM)
it doesnt matter... money is money, the appearance doesn't change its value.

8 Doms Patiño   (27-January-2014 3:09 PM)
ganda ganda ng piso, baget

7 Reuelle Orense   (27-January-2014 3:08 PM)
^ No, it doesn't suck, it looks good kaya

6 Jemen Cruz   (27-January-2014 3:07 PM)

5 crazy   (08-March-2013 9:59 AM)
just got it now and research for its authenticity lol. it's a collector's item then. and maybe i can sell it someday lol =)

4 Waray@ko   (17-December-2012 11:18 PM)
I got one of these as well and I have it as early as January I think, when I bought food from the carenderia hahaha. Sana limited lang yung barya one of the things that I have at the moment na wala sa iba.

3 also anonymous   (14-September-2012 10:55 AM)
I've gotten one of these as early as the 2nd half of 2011..

2 chelseabells   (07-August-2012 9:57 PM)
not sure when this was released but i got this as a change when i rode a jeepney. at first i thought it was fake, but it seems real based on research. they said it does not circulate much because people are hoarding it as a memorabilia.

1 anonymous   (12-July-2012 5:16 PM)
when was this coin released in the philippines?
please answer......
nice pictures of the 1 peso coin by the way

please answer as long as you have read the question