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LOOK: BSP releases commemorative P5,000 Lapulapu banknote

By PhilSTAR L!fe Published Jan 18, 2021 5:57 am Updated Jan 18, 2021 5:59 am

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has released a P5,000 commemorative Lapulapu banknote and medal as part of the 99-day countdown to the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Mactan.

The banknote and medal was presented today at the BSP Complex in Manila by BSP Officer-in-Charge Francisco Dakila, Jr. to Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, who received the items on behalf of President Rodrigo R. Duterte.


“The BSP and NCQ have collaborated on this commemorative banknote and medal to celebrate the heroism of Lapulapu and his warriors, and to familiarize the present generation with the country’s rich pre-colonial history,” said Dakila.