Philippines 1983 2 piso

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This type was issued by the Philippines for circulation 1983-90, to be superseded in 1991 by a smaller stainless steel coin (KM 258).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.

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