Philippines 2001 5 piso

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The obverse is the portrait is of Emilio Aguinaldo, who led the unsuccessful fight for independence from the United States in 1899-1903. The five peso coin has a face value of about ten cents (April 2019). This design, struck since 1995, was recently (2018) retired in favor of a smaller and cheaper type in nickel plated steel.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 7.7 g, nickel brass, 27 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 277.


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

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