Our Commemorative 100,000-Peso Bill Is World’s Largest Banknote

The commemorative 100,000-Peso bill released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas in 1998 is said to be the world’s largest banknote according to the Guinness Book of World Records. The banknote is printed on paper as big as a legal-sized bond paper. It has dimensions of 356mm width and 216mm height. It was made in Germany.

The banknote is said to have 21 security features to make it difficult to counterfeit. One of its security features is the hologram on the banknote.

When it was released, the banknote was sold at P180,000. Apparently, as a collector’s item, it costs more than that today.

100000 banknote (2)

Front: Cry of Pugadlawin, Philippine Centennial Commission Logo, BSP Logo

100000 banknote (1)

Back: Declaration of Independence

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