Philippines 10-SENTIMO (KM240.1)
Philippines 10-SENTIMO (KM240.1)

Philippines 10-SENTIMO (KM240.1) Pandaka pygmaea

The Pandaka pygmaea is a critically endangered dwarf pygmy goby that lives in rivers in the Philippines. With an average weight of 4 to 5 mg and length of 11 to 15 mm, it is one of the smallest fish in the world.

This original version of the coin has a spelling error: Pandaka pygmea. Interestingly, the incorrect dies were used again in 1986 and 1987, even though a corrected version existed in 1983 (KM 240.2).

Specifications

  • Diameter: 19 mm
  • Composition: Aluminum
  • CAT#: KM240.1

Obverse Legend

REPUBLIKA NG PILIPINAS FRANCISCO BALTASAR

Reverse Legend

10 SENTIMO PANDAKA PYGMEA

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