PHILIPPINES Paper Money INDEX,
1852 - Present Issues

     

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REPUBLIKA NG PILIPINAS - Philippines Banknotes, 1852 - Present

REPUBLIKA NG PILIPINAS
Republic of the Philippines

History: ESP colony 27.4.1565; GBR 1762-63; PHL Rep. 1897;  USA terr. 1898; PHL Commonwealth 1935; JPN occupation 1942-43; PHL Republic 4.7.1946
The first banknotes attributable to the Philippines were issued in 1852,
Currency History:
ESP currency until 1898; JPN 3.1.1942 - 14.10.1943; PHL 1852 on
  Page Catalog
Numbers
Denominations Dates

Issuing Authority

• INDIAS ORIENTALES ESPAÑOLAS
Spanish East Indies

Part of  ESP territories in Asia-Pacific 27.4.1565 - 1898
A1 P.A1 - P.A3 10 - 50 Pesos 1852-65 Banco Espaňol Filipino de Isabel 2A
A4 P.A4 - P.A10 10 - 50 Pesos 1883-96 Banco Espaňol Filipino
A11 P.A11 - P.A15 1 - 25 Pesos 1877 Billete del Tesoro

• PILIPINAS REPUBLICA
Philippine Republic

  Insurrection against ESP 23.3.1897-16.12.1897; against USA 12.6.1898 - 16.4.1902 
A25 P.A25 - P.A28 1 - 5 Pesos 1898-99 República Filipina

ESTADOS UNIDOS TERITORYO NG PIPIPINAS
U.S. Territory of the Philippine Islands

 USA territory 13.8.1898 - 15.11.1935
A31 P.A31 - P.6 5 - 200 Pesos 1904-08 Banco Espaňol Filipino
7 P.7 - P.24 5 - 200 Pesos 1912-33 Bank of the Philippine Islands
25 P.25 - P.38 2 - 200 Pesos 1903-16 Philippine Islands
39 P.39 - P.59 10 Cent. - 100 Pesos 1917-37 Philippine National Bank
60 P.60 - P.80 1 - 500 Pesos 1918-29 Philippine Islands

KOMONWELS NG PILIPINAS
Commonwealth of the Philippines

 Commonwealth 15.11.1935 - 3.1.1942
81 P.81 - P.101 1 - 500 Pesos 1936-44 Treasury of the Philippines

フィリピン共和国
• Japanese Sponsored Philippine Republic

JPN Occupation 3.1.1942 - 17.8.1945;
Puppet State (Second PHL Rep.) 14.10.1943 - 17.8.1945
102 P.102 - P.115 1 Cent. - 1,000 Pesos 1942-44 Japanese Government

REPUBLIKA NG PILIPINAS
Republic of the Philippines

Nominal independence 14.10.1943 -17.8.1945; full independence as Republic of Philippines 4.7.1946
115A P.115A - P.116 10 - 100 Piso 1944 Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas
117 P.117 - P.124 1 - 500 Pesos 1949 Central Bank of the Philippines
125 P.125 - P.130 5 - 50 Centavos 1951-61 Central Bank of the Philippines
132 P.132 - P.141 1/2 - 500 Pesos 1961-81 Central Bank of the Philippines
142 P.142 - P.158 1 - 100 Piso 1969-70 Bangko Sentral
159 P.159 - P.167 1 - 100 Piso 1978 Bangko Sentral
168 P.168 - P.174 5 - 100 Piso 1985-94 Republika Ng Pilipinas
175 P.175 - P.179 5 Piso 1986-91 Republika Ng Pilipinas
180 P.180 -P.186 5 - 1,000 Piso 1995-2001 Republika Ng Pilipinas
187 P.187 - P.191 100 - 100,000 Piso 1997-99 Republika Ng Pilipinas
193 P.193 - P.197 50 - 1,000 Piso 2001-08 Republika Ng Pilipinas
New P.New 20 - 1,000 Piso 2010 Republika Ng Pilipinas

Collector Series

CS1 P.CS1 2 - 100 Piso 1978 Bangko Sentral

Mindanao Independence Issues

N1000 N.1000 - N.1004,
 P.SUNL
1 - 10 Dollars ND(1970's) Fed. Rep. Mindanao, Mindanao
Indep. Movement,
Mindanao Island

KOMONWELS NG PILIPINAS
Commonwealth of the Philippines

Commonwealth 15.11.1935 - 3.1.1942

WWII & Emergency, Municipal & Guerilla Currency

EMG P.S101 - P.S1183 1¢ - 500 Pesos WWII Various Emergency, Municipal and Guerrilla Issuers

Note: Static images from P.159 on are not to relative scale. The size has been reduced in
order to conform to BSP reproduction requirements for current banknotes.

 
SPECIALIZED CATALOGS
APA. - ZAM. (Shafer) Numbers

Philippine Emergency
and Guerrilla Currency of World War II

Neil Shafer
Western Publishing Co. 1974
Click for More Info or to Buy P.S Numbers

Standard Catalog of World Paper Money,
Volume 1, Specialized Issues

Krause Publishing
 
SB. Numbers

World War II Remembered,
History in Your Hands,
a Numismatic Study


Joseph E. Boling,
C.Frederick Schwan
BNR Press, ISBN 0-931960-40-1 ©1995
N Numbers

Numismondo On-line Catalog

Usually only assigned when notes
not catalogued
elsewhere, or if I am feeling particularly ambitious!

 

SIGNATURES

   
 

President

Central Bank Governor

1. E. Quirino 1948-53 M. Cuaderno 1949-60
2. R. Magsaysay 1953-57 M. Cuaderno 1949-60
3. C. Garcia 1957-61 M. Cuaderno 1949-60
4. C. Garcia 1957-61 A. Castillo 1961-67
5. D. Macapagal 1961-65 A. Castillo 1961-67
6. F. Marcos 1965-86 A. Castillo 1961-67
7. F. Marcos 1965-86 A. Catalang 1968-70
8. F. Marcos 1965-86 G. Licaros 1970-81
9. F. Marcos 1965-86 J. Laya 1981-84
10. F. Marcos 1965-86 J. Fernandez 1984-90
11. C. Aquino 1986-92 J. Fernandez 1984-90
12. C. Aquino 1986-92 J. Cuisa, Jr. 1990-93
13. M. Ramos 1992-98 J. Cuisa, Jr. 1990-93
14. M. Ramos 1992-98 G. Singson 1993-99
15. E. Estrada 1992-98 G. Singson 1993-99
16. E. Estrada 1992-98 R. Buenaventura 1999-2005
17. G. Macapagal-Arroyo 2001-10 R. Buenaventura 1999-2005
18. G. Macapagal-Arroyo 2001-10 A. Tetangco 2005 - present
19. B. Aquino III 2010 - present A. Tetangco 2005 - present

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

CL1   We gratefully acknowledge CL1 for providing images used in this section.

WK  We gratefully acknowledge the late Wim N. Keijzers for images used in this section.

DC  We gratefully acknowledge Don Cleveland for images used in this section.

JB   We gratefully acknowledge Joseph E. Boling, co-author of the Schwan-Boling catalog for his attribution assistance.

AB   We gratefully acknowledge AB for providing images used in this section.

RK
 We gratefully acknowledge Ram Kumar for providing images used in this section.

JM   We gratefully acknowledge Mr. James Marcum of Philippine Currency During World War II for the JAPWANCAP certificate image.

OY   We gratefully acknowledge Omer Yalcinkaya for images used in this section.

ML    We gratefully acknowledge Morris Lawing of MORRIS  LAWING WORLD BANKNOTES
 
for images used in this section.


LKCA   We gratefully acknowledge Joel Shafer LKCA
for images used in this section.

BM   We gratefully acknowledge Bowers & Merena for images used in this section.

MV  
We gratefully acknowledge Dr. Matthias Voight for images used in this section.


LINKS

Central Bank of the Philippines

Philippine Currency During World War II

Philipinonumismatist