A rising sun is seen between the portraits of Frank Murphy (left), the last Governor-General of the Philippines Territory and Manuel Quezon, the first president of the Philippines Commonwealth. on the obverse of this US-PI commemorative 50 Centavos.
The Commonwealth came into being on November 15, 1935 (the date inscribed on the rising sun); the commemorative coins for the occasion were struck at the US Branch Mint in Manila in 1936. 1936 US-Philippines Commonwealth 50 Centavos Commemorative Coin
More information about this coin, and the two One Peso coins that were issued for the same event, can be found here:
- 1936 US-Philippines Commonwealth Commemorative 50 Centavos
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