The patched up 5-peso coin would be nonagon-formed, while the new 20-peso coin would have two-conditioned bronze and silver tints, as per the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSO) in a 24 Oras report by Lei Alviz.
"'Yung sa five peso, improved [at] binago namin ang kanyang hugis para unmistakable siya at makilala siya ng publiko, hindi nakakalito. Nine sides so nonagon," said Engr. Dahlia Luna, the senior asisstant legislative leader of the BSP Security Plant Complex.
She additionally clarified that the BSP chose to change the 20-peso bill into a coin to protract its "life in the market." Just like the paper charge, the 20-peso coin would include the substance of previous Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon.
The BSP additionally reported that it would turn out upgraded includes in all Philippine monetary certificates one year from now.
These improvements and refreshed plans came over a year after the BSP presented the New Generation Currency (NGC) coins to people in general.
The NGC coins got blended responses from the general population.
A jeepney driver whined that the five-peso coin looked precisely like the one-peso coin.
"Oo, [nalilito ako]. Lalo na po pag yung mga nagbabayad sabay po kasi hindi mo kaagad mama ano yung piso sa limang piso. Medyo parehas lang po nang laki. Tsaka lalo na mahirap po siya sa gabi," he said.
Enrico, a fishball seller, additionally called attention to that the size of the present 5-peso coin was like that of the 1-peso coin.
"Dapat yung limang piso, 'di ganun pareho ng size ng piso... Nakakalitong isukli," he said. — Angelica Y. Yang