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50 Philippine centavos (1964) of the English series.
10 Philippine centavos (1945), from the Commonwealth period.

The centavo (Spanish and Portuguese 'one hundredth') is a fractional monetary unit that represents one hundredth of a basic monetary unit in many countries around the world. The term comes from Latin centum, ('one hundred'), with the added suffix -avo ('portion').



Former forms of the centavo that are no longer in use include:

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