Bangko Sentral to sell special P10,000 and P500 coins

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Posted at Jan 08 2020 05:53 PM | Updated as of Jan 10 2020 05:49 PM

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MANILA - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will be selling special P10,000 and P500 commemorative coins to celebrate the 70th anniversary of central banking in the country. 

The P10,000 gold coin will be sold at P127,500 and the P500 silver coins at P3,500 apiece, the BSP said. 

"These coins are non-circulation legal tender," the BSP added. 

Collectors who want to buy the commemorative coins can place their orders through email at [email protected] not later than Jan. 15 on a “first mail-in, first listed” basis, the central bank said. 

Interested buyers may visit the BSP website for further details. 

The BSP said it would email interested buyers about the confirmation of their order, as well as instructions on payment and pick-up. 

Collectors value rare coins like the ones the BSP is offering because they appreciate in value over time.