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Based on the current price of gold, the Philippine peso has now lost
99.9328% of its original 1903-1949 value. As of May 13, 2010, it takes
₱1,487.63 modern pesos to equivalent the intrinsic value of the
1903-1949 Philippine Commonwealth peso, as per legal definition: 12.
Philippine Peso 1 PHPin PHP Australian Dollar0.025639.08
Canadian Dollar0.022344.94 Swiss Franc0.024640.68
Euro0.017856.15 British Pound0.014768.
The Philippine peso derived from the Spanish silver coin Real de a
Ocho or Spanish dollar, in wide circulation in the Americas and
South-East Asia during the 17th and 18th centuries. The Philippine
peso was introduced on May 1, 1852.
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Japanese occupation note · Emergency circulating notes
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The Philippine peso was established on May 1, 1852, when the Banco
Español-Filipino de Isabel II a (now the Bank of the Philippine
Islands) introduced notes denominated in pesos fuertes ("strong
pesos", written as "PF").
The Philippine peso derives from the Spanish silver coin Real de a
Ocho or Spanish dollar, in wide circulation in the Americas and Asia
during the 17th and 18th centuries, through its use in the Spanish
colonies and even in the US and Canada.
Philippine peso coins are given out by the Central Bank of the
Philippines or “Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas” for distribution
in the Philippines and are presently available in seven denominations.
Philippine peso - the basic unit of money in the Philippines; equal to
100 centavospesocentavo - a fractional monetary unit of several
countries: El Salvador and Sao Tome and Principe and Brazil and
Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic
The Philippine peso (Filipino: piso) is the official currency of the
Philippines. The word piso derives from the Spanish word peso, which
means "weight". It is divided into 100 centavos or sentimos. Its ISO
4217 code is "PHP".
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