THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) circulated to the public the ASEAN 2017 commemorative coins last March 1.
The coin was officially unveiled by President Rodrigo Duterte and BSP Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. during the launch of the Philippines’ ASEAN 2017 Chairmanship last Jan. 15 in Davao City.
The issuance of the ASEAN commemorative coin aims to promote greater public awareness and interest on the Philippines’ ASEAN Chairmanship in 2017 and ASEAN cooperation. The ASEAN commemorative coin is legal tender. BSP