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The P20 coin will initially coexist with the banknote version. But the banknote will be gradually removed from circulation.
(UPDATED) A study finds that Filipinos frequently use P20 bills, leading to the banknote's wear and tear. A coin version will extend its life span.
Commuters can already use the newly designed P1, P5, and P10 coins at ticket vending machines of the MRT3, LRT1, and LRT2
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says the new coins will coexist with the old coins in circulation
The central bank will circulate the new coin on December 1 to commemorate the 154th birth anniversary of the father of the Philippine Revolution, while other newly designed coins will be circulated in January 2018