5 Piso Leyte Gulf Landing

5 Piso (Leyte Gulf Landing) - obverse5 Piso (Leyte Gulf Landing) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Philippines
Period Republic (1946-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2014
Value 5 Piso
5 PHP = USD 0.09
Currency Piso (1967-date)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 7.7 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1.85 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 69960
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 287
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

70th Anniversary of Leyte Gulf Landing

Obverse

General Douglas MacArthur and Philippine President Sergio Osmena surrounded by soldiers, wading ashore in Leyte.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LEYTE GULF LANDING
70th anniversary
1944 - 2014

Reverse

Five-star rank insignia of a U.S. general, MacArthur's signature beneath. Bank seal at lower left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God our forces stand again on Philippine soil - soil consecrated in the blood of our two peoples.
Field Marshal Douglas Mc Arthur
REPUBLIKA NG PILIPINAS
5 PISO

Translation: Republic of the Philippines.

Edge

Plain

Mint

PI BSP Security Plant Complex, Quezon City, Philippines (1975-date)
Mintmark of BSP Security Plant Complex

Comments

The discrepancy between MacArthur's rank in the descriptions of this coin arises from the fact that he was a General in the U.S. Army and also held the rank of Field Marshall in the Philippine Army.

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