Philippines 1983 2 piso
This type was issued by the Philippines for circulation 1983-90, to be superseded in 1991 by a smaller stainless steel coin (KM 258). Today, with US$1 = 48 PHP (approximately), no coins smaller than a peso circulate. This date is common. The coconut palm featured on the reverse represents a major product of the Philippines.
Recorded mintage: 15,640,000.
Specification: 12 g, copper-nickel, 31 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 244.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.