Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas starts circulating three new limited edition commemorative coins December 22.
One of the three new limited edition peso coins is the five peso Bagong Bayani Commemorative Coin to honor Overseas Filipinos.
Other two commemorative coins are the ten peso commemorative coin for the 150th year of Philippine Hero Apolinario Mabini and the five peso coin to remember Leyte Landing which was a turning point for the liberation of the Philippines during World War II.
These mentioned commemorative coins will circulate on top of regular five and ten peso coins. There will be ten million pieces available for circulation.
BSP says that it commemorates significant events and heroic Filipinos in our country’s history through the minting of coins, medals or overprints on Philippine banknotes.