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Two pesos

Negros Occidental Provincial Emergency Currency Board , 1942

Medium

Cotton, linen, paper, and ink

Dimensions

6.8 x 15.8 cm

Collection

Numismatic

Description

This emergency currency note, issued in 1942 shortly after the declaration of Manila as an open city, bears the face of Filipino President Manuel L. Quezon. The red seal and watermark throughout the note bear the phrase “Commonwealth of the Philippines,” a reminder that Quezon’s government was under the United States of America.

Acknowledgement

Ayala Museum Collection

Location

Museum Storage

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