Philippine Banknotes American Series


20 Pesos Banknote
Philippine National Bank Circulating Note (series of 1937)
photo courtesy of lumang.gamit of eBay

Obverse: William A. Jones and seal of the Philippine National Bank
Reverse:
Seal of the Philippine National Bank
TextObverse: The Philippine National Bank will pay the bearer on demand twenty pesos in lawful money of the Philippines. Issue authorized March 24, 1937 under the provisions of act numbered 2612 of the Philippine Legislature as amended.




1941 Ten Pesos Banknote
American Period Treasury Certificate (series of 1941)
photo courtesy of talontracker of eBay

Obverse: George Washington and seal of the Philippine-American Commonwealth

Text
Treasury Certificate. By authority of an act of the Philippine Legislature; Approved by the President of the United States June 13, 1922. This certifies that there have been deposited in the treasury of the Philippines; Ten Pesos; payable to the bearer on demand; in silver pesos or in legal tender currency of the United States of Equivalent Value.

This banknote is in very good uncirculated condition.


200 Peso Banknote - Bank of the Philippine Islands (1928)
American Regime

The front features Lady Justice holding scales and the seal of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). The signatures are of D Garcia (cashier) and Fulg Borromeo (president) . The serial number has been smudged in the scan upon request of the contributor.

This is one of the rarest banknotes ever issued during the American Regime. Only 1,700 were printed and not so many have survived. A more worn out version of this banknote was sold at ebay for more than $1,000.


Twenty Peso Banknote


Obverse: Mayon Volcano and seal of the Philippine-American Commonwealth
Reverse:
Seal of the Commonwealth

Text
Philippine treasury Certificate. By an Act of the Philippine Legislature. Approved by the President of the United States June 13, 1922. This certifies that there have been deposited in the treasury of the Philippine Islands twenty pesos payable to the bearer on demand, in silver pesos or in gold coin of the United States of equivalent value. Mt Mayon.


Fifty Peso Banknote (1920 series) issued in the Philippines by the American Government


The front features Maj. Gen. Henry W. Lawton. An overprint on top of the PNB seal reads "Manila, P.H., May 2, 1916". The reverse features the seal of the Philippine National Bank.


Text reads: "Philippine National Bank Circulating Note"; "The Philippine National Bank will pay the bearer on demand Fifty Pesos in lawful currency of the Philippine Islands"


One Peso Banknote from the American Series

Obverse: portrait of Apolinario Mabini, seal of the Philippine-American Commonwealth with overprint: "Manila, Philippines"
Reverse: "One Philippine Peso"

Text reads: "By authority of an act of the Philippine Legislature, approved by the President of the United States June 13, 1922; This certifies that there has been deposited in the treasury of the; Philippines; One Peso; Payable to the bearer on demand; in silver pesos or in legal tender currency of the United States of equivalent value." Series of 1936, Treasury Certificate
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