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This specimen was lot 3118 in Goldberg sale 32. This is one of the less common issues of the nineties. It commemorates the visit of Pope John Paul II to the [[Philippines]], the only Catholic country in Asia. Like many countries, many of the inhabitants are only nominally Catholic but everyone was happy to throw a big party for a distinguished visitor. Along with this denomination, silver 100 piso and [[Philippines 1995 200 piso|200 piso]] and a [[Philippines 1995 5000 piso|gold 5000 piso coin]] were issued, all with the same design.
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The second specimen was lot 3118 in Goldberg sale 32. This is one of the less common issues of the nineties. It commemorates the visit of Pope John Paul II to the [[Philippines]], the only Catholic country in Asia. Like many countries, many of the inhabitants are only nominally Catholic but everyone was happy to throw a big party for a distinguished visitor. Along with this denomination, silver 100 piso and [[Philippines 1995 200 piso|200 piso]] and a [[Philippines 1995 5000 piso|gold 5000 piso coin]] were issued, all with the same design.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' unknown but not common. The SCWC recorded 1,000 minted for the silver 200 piso.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' unknown but not common. The SCWC recorded 1,000 minted for the silver 200 piso.
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* [[Philippines 1994 1000 piso|1994 1000 piso "Leyte Gulf"]]
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* [[Philippines 1994 1000 piso|1994 1000 piso, "Leyte Gulf"]]
* [[Philippines 1995 200 piso|1995 200 piso papal visit]]
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* [[Philippines 1995 5 sentimo|1995 5 sentimo]]
* [[Philippines 1995 5000 piso|1995 5000 piso papal visit]]
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* [[Philippines 1995 10 sentimo|1995 10 sentimo]]
* [[Philippines 1996 2000 piso|1996 2000 piso "Fidel Ramos"]]
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* [[Philippines 1995 200 piso|1995 200 piso, papal visit]]
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* [[Philippines 1995 5000 piso|1995 5000 piso, papal visit]]
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* [[Philippines 1996 2000 piso|1996 2000 piso, "Fidel Ramos"]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1995]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1995]]
 
* return to coins of the [[Philippines]]
 
* return to coins of the [[Philippines]]
  
 
[[Category:Selections from Goldberg sale 32]]
 
[[Category:Selections from Goldberg sale 32]]

Latest revision as of 19:07, 16 June 2019

1995 2500Piso Gold Proof.JPG
photo courtesy Ira & larry Goldberg
Philippines 1994 2500 piso rev Goldberg 32-3118.jpg

The second specimen was lot 3118 in Goldberg sale 32. This is one of the less common issues of the nineties. It commemorates the visit of Pope John Paul II to the Philippines, the only Catholic country in Asia. Like many countries, many of the inhabitants are only nominally Catholic but everyone was happy to throw a big party for a distinguished visitor. Along with this denomination, silver 100 piso and 200 piso and a gold 5000 piso coin were issued, all with the same design.

Recorded mintage: unknown but not common. The SCWC recorded 1,000 minted for the silver 200 piso.

Specification: 7.98 g, .917 fine gold, .235 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 266.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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