Tuesday, March 9, 2010


The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has stopped printing this banknote, and it is currently being replaced by equivalent coins. However, existing banknotes remain legal tender.

Philippine 5 Piso 1985-1994 Poor
Front: Emilio Aguinaldo.
Back: Declaration of independence by Emilio Aguinaldo on June 12, 1898.

Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy(March 22, 1869 – February 6, 1964) was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader of Chinese and Spanish descent. He played an instrumental role in Philippine independence during the Philippine Revolution against Spain and the Philippine-American War that resisted American occupation. He eventually pledged his allegiance to the US government.

In the Philippines, Aguinaldo is considered to be the country's first and the youngest Philippine President. Read more

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