Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Rizal @ 150 Celebrated with One Peso Commemorative Coins

It was December of 2011 when I first heard that the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) would come up with new one-peso coins commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of the Philippine national hero Jose Rizal. But it was only today that I actually saw one when a coworker gave me two pieces. Although these are commemorative coins, I believe that they would be in full circulation too.

The obverse side shows an image of Jose Rizal with his face in full view. The image, I think, is taken from his last studio shot in Madrid, Spain. The tails side shows a new design/logo of BSP.

For starting coin collectors, it would be good to keep a few clean and blemish-free copies of these coins.


  1. new hobby? magcollect ng coins :)

  2. Been collecting coins for some time now actually. Pero di sya ganun ka organized pa. Hopefully this year, maayos ko sya.

  3. Vacation Rental MakatiFebruary 13, 2012 at 4:52 PM

    Ournew coin was neat.. very nice

  4. may silver coin ako niyan, gusto mong mkipagpalit?


  5. Excellent photography! Nag cocollect ka ba? invite narin kita dito >> pinoy numismatist network

    pinoy numismatist network (Wp)

  6. Thanks for dropping by. I do have a modest coin collection. Will visit the Facebook page and the blog, thank you.