LOOK: BSP educates public on defaced, mutilated banknotes, coins

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 20 2019 05:10 PM | Updated as of Feb 20 2019 07:04 PM

MANILA - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on Wednesday released sample images of defaced banknotes and coins to warn the public of possible fines and imprisonment. 

Under Presidential Decree No. 247, people may face a fine of up to P20,000 and imprisonment of up to 5 years for the willful defacement, mutilation, tearing, burning or destruction of banknotes and coins. 

Samples of defaced, damaged banknotes and coins. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Samples of defaced, damaged banknotes and coins. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Samples of defaced, damaged banknotes and coins. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Samples of defaced, damaged banknotes and coins.Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Samples of defaced, damaged banknotes and coins. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Samples of defaced, damaged banknotes and coins. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

- with a report from Jacque Manabat, ABS-CBN News