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Topic: Spanish Era
In 1565- Galleon Trade started during the colonization of the Philippines and it lasted for 250 years.It transformed Man...
In 18th century- the Royalty of Spain authorized the production of copper coins by the Ayuntamiento or Municipality of Ma...
Counterstamps- the first Philippine coins came into existence around 1830.
Silver and Gold CoinsIn 1857- Queen Isabela II issued a degree, ordering the founding of the Casa De Moneda De Manila in...
Silver coin bearing Isabella’s image were struck from 1864-1868.
Silver coins bearing the image of King Alfonso XII (who succeeded Isabella) were struck from 1880-1885.
A new one peso coin was struck in 1897 with profile of the boy King Alfonso XIII.
This coin was only minted for one year, and at the same time, the first silver coin to bear the name of the Philippines “...
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  1. 1. Topic: Spanish Era
  2. 2. In 1565- Galleon Trade started during the colonization of the Philippines and it lasted for 250 years.It transformed Manila into a trade center for oriental goods.Two odd-shaped silver coins used in this era: Cobs Macuquinas
  3. 3. In 18th century- the Royalty of Spain authorized the production of copper coins by the Ayuntamiento or Municipality of Manila in response to the acute shortage of fractional coins.In 1728- the production of copper coins appeared and was called barillas.
  4. 4. Counterstamps- the first Philippine coins came into existence around 1830.
  5. 5. Silver and Gold CoinsIn 1857- Queen Isabela II issued a degree, ordering the founding of the Casa De Moneda De Manila in the Philippines with the sole purpose of coining gold.Then it was established in 1861.
  6. 6. Silver coin bearing Isabella’s image were struck from 1864-1868.
  7. 7. Silver coins bearing the image of King Alfonso XII (who succeeded Isabella) were struck from 1880-1885.
  8. 8. A new one peso coin was struck in 1897 with profile of the boy King Alfonso XIII.
  9. 9. This coin was only minted for one year, and at the same time, the first silver coin to bear the name of the Philippines “Islas Filipinas”.This was the very last coin issued by Spain in the Philippines.
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