Philippine Coins- Culion Leper Colony

Twenty Centavo Coin (1922)
Culion Leper Colony
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Reverseo: Caduceus, "Philippine Health Service", year mark (1922) flanked by two stars
Obverse: "20 Centavos", "Culion Leper Colony", "Philippine Islands"

Shape: Round 
Material: Copper-Nickel



20 Centavo Banknote
Culion Leper Colony (1942)
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Obverse: This certifies that the Philippines Commonwealth Bureau of Health Culion Leper Colony is obligated to pay the bearer twenty centavos in legal tender currency.
Reverse: Issued by authority of the President of the Philippines. Transmitted 2/9/42 through the Commanding General, USAFFE, Iloilo

1/2 Centavo Coin (1913)
Culion Leper Colony
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Obverse: Caduceus, Bureau of Health, year mark (1913) flanked by two stars
Reverse: "1/2 Centavo", "Culion Leper Colony", "Philippine Islands"

Shape:
round
Diameter:
19mm
Composition: aluminum

Note on metal composition: This coin belongs to the first batch issued by the American Period in 1913. This batch and another in 1920 were made of aluminum which was later found to be corrosive to antisepctics used in the sanitarium. Later issues in 1922, 1925, 1927, and 1930 were made of nickel.

Note on Caduceus: The caduceus is typically depicted as a short herald's staff entwined by two serpents in the form of a double helix, and sometimes is surmounted by wings. The caduceus is sometimes used as a symbol for medicine, especially in North America.
One Peso Coin (1925)
Culion Leper Colony

Coin image courtesy of blackmountaincoins.com

Obverse: Dr. Jose P. Rizal, "Culion Leper Colony", Philippine Islands
Reverse: Seal of the Philippine Health Service, "Philippine Health Service", "One Peso", year mark

Diameter: 35mm
Composition: copper-nickel

Mintage: 20,000
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