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Flora and Fauna Series Coins
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On , the first minting of Flora and Fauna Series Coin begun, consisting of 7 denomination – 1 sentimo, 5 sentimo, 10 sentimo, 25 sentimo, 50 sentimo, 1 piso and 2 piso. The obverse features portraits of renowned Filipino patriots and heroes while the reverse shows rare species of fauna, flora and marine life indigenous to the Philippines.

The 50 sentimo shows error in spelling "Pithecobhaga jefferyi" instead of "Pithecophaga jefferyi", also the 10 sentimo shows error in spelling "Pandaka pygmea" instead of "Pandaka pygmaea". The error were eventually corrected after it was reported to Central Bank of the Philippines, but somehow the 10 sentimo error in spelling occurred again in the year and .

On , the 25 sentimo, 50 sentimo, 1 piso and 2 piso were reduced thus it was renamed to Improved Flora and Fauna Series. The 5 piso coin was re-introduced to save on the printing cost of the widely circulated denomination for the banknote at that time, the 5 piso banknote.

On , BSP issued Circular No. 81, demonetizing the Flora and Fauna and Improved Flora and Fauna Series coin and considering it demonetized after .

Flora and Fauna and Improved Flora and Fauna Series coin is the predecessor of BSP Series coin and the successor of ABL Series coin

Flora and Fauna

Improved Flora and Fauna