• 10 Piso 2017-2020, KM# 303, Philippines
  • 10 Piso 2017-2020, KM# 303, Philippines
Description

The New Generation Currency (NGC) Series is the name used to refer to Philippine peso banknotes issued since 2010 and coins issued since 2018 (2017 for the five peso coin). The series uses the Myriad and Twentieth Century typefaces.

The 10 peso (₱10) coin was issued into circulation on March 26, 2018.

Obverse

Depicts a portrait of Apolinario Mabini, date and value on the right on the background (microprint of "Republika ng Pilipinas"), country name above, his name on the right below the portrait, mintmark on the left below the value.

Apolinario Mabini y Maranan (1864–1903) was a Filipino revolutionary leader, educator, lawyer, and statesman who served first as a legal and constitutional adviser to the Revolutionary Government, and then as the first Prime Minister of the Philippines upon the establishment of the First Philippine Republic. He is regarded as the "utak ng himagsikan" or "brain of the revolution".

Mabini performed all his revolutionary and governmental activities despite having lost the use of both his legs to polio shortly before the Philippine Revolution of 1896.

REPUBLIKA NG
PILIPINAS
2013
10
PISO
APOLINARIO
MABINI

Reverse

Depicts Medinilla magnifica (Kapa-kapa) on the left, logo of the Central Bank of the Philippines on the right on the background (microprint of "Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas") and microdots.

Medinilla magnifica, the showy medinilla or rose grape is a species of flowering plant in the family Melastomataceae, native to the Philippines. This plant is also commonly known as the Philippine orchid. Various species and hybrids in this family are well known and popular with plant collectors with Medinilla speciosa being found almost identical.

KAPA-KAPA
BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS

Edge

BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS

10 Piso

New Generation Currency
KM# 303
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Characteristics
Material Nickel Plated Steel
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2.05 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)

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