Posted on Saturday, 27th June 2009 by All Philippines
The Philippines may be known as one of the poorest in the world (based on its PPP (purchasing power parity) and nominal GDP ranking). But what this country lacks is also what this country can be proud of, or sort of . For the record, the Guinness Book of World Records recognizes the rare 100,000 Philippine peso bill as the world’s largest banknote of legal tender.
Some facts about the 100,000 Philippine peso bill:
It was issued by the Central Bank of The Philippines to commemorate the Philippine Centennial Celebration in 1998.
It has a 21 mark security feature that includes a 3 dimensional portrait watermark, iridescent strip, color shift windowed security thread, and a protective hologram.
Dimensions: width: 8.5 inches height: 14 inches- more or less the same size of a bond paper.
Printed in Germany
It was sold in 1998 for 180,000 Philippine pesos per bill.
Only 1000 of these have been issued by the CBP.
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