October 10, 2006

Nostalgia Treasure: Marcos Era Bank Notes

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"Huy, pahiram naman ng bread; meron lang kasi akong kailangan bilhin bago mag-curfew." Heto ay mga Philippine National Bank notes na printed during the Martial Law era. Pagmasdan mo yung mga selyo na nakaimprenta sa mga Bagong Lipunan watermark.

Maraming salamat kay Tikoy for sending these photos of Macoy Money.

For more nostalgia on Martial Law days read: Reader Nostalgia: Tambayan Memories of Manila in the '70s from Ramon
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Anonymous said...

Ano ang exchange rate nuong panahon ng Martial Law? Php 7.00 to $1.00 ? Pag nag date ka nuon Tapwe lang malayo na ang ma-aabot niyo! Pag binata ka nuon na may hanapbuhay, Php700.00 kada buwan ay ayos ka na pero sa haybols pa rin ng mga magulang mo ang uwi mo ararw-araw.

Anonymous said...

Bakit walang scanned na 5-piso dito? Teka, scan ko lang 'yung nasa wallet ko...

Anonymous said...

The 5-Piso was issued by the Central Bank on June 12, 1985. The front side of the 5-peso bill features the portrait of Emilio Aguinaldo, replacing Gat Andres Bonifacio. Remember, it was Aguinaldo's kangaroo court that condemned Ka Andres as a traitor to the Revolution and given the death penalty in 1887? Eighty eight years later, pinatay naman ni Aguinaldo si Ka Andres! Suspetsa ko, may kinalaman si Prime Minister Virata, a descendant (nephew?) of Aguinaldo, sa ikalawang pagpatay kay Bonifacio. History really does a replay!

Unknown said...

I remember to collect currencies from other countries like China Japan Australia India Bahrain Kuwait Iraq Canada Mexico Korea Malaysia Thailand & Hongkong they are collectors item as souvenirs from around the world. Thanks! From:Wayne waynemoises@gmail.com

Unknown said...

Five peso currency depicting Gen.Emilio Aguinaldo he is the hero of the revolution also known as " Simon Bolivar of the Philippines/George Washington of Asia" & first president of the First Philippine Republic(1899-1901) he is the officer & gentleman son of the prominent family in Kawit Cavite he is the former barangay chairman former mayor of Cavite Viejo/Kawit Cavite & commander in chief of the revolutionary army & military leader he is a dedicated statesman author & philanthropist in the Philippines. Thanks for the information. From:Wayne

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