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BSP: Beware of Brilliant Uncirculated P20 Coins Being Sold Online

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by Clara Rosales
10 hours ago
Photo/s: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on Friday warned the public of brillian uncirculated P20 coins being sold online.

Brilliant Uncirculated or BU coins are coins that were never circulated to the public for use and retains it mint condition.

"Pinapaalalahan ng BSP ang publiko na hindi ito naglabas ng Brilliant Uncirculated 20-Piso coins," the central bank said in an advisory.

The coin was first introduced to the public in December 2019 and is considered legal tender that can be used in day to day transactions.

Former President Manuel L. Quezon is laid on the obverse's coin, and a nilad plant is embossed on the reverse. A gold rim encircle the silver coin's edge.


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