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50 Philippine centavos (1964).
10 Philippine centavos (1945)
Centavo is a Spanish and Portuguese word, derived from the Latin centum, meaning "one hundred", and the suffix -avo, meaning "portion" or "fraction". Centavo means, strictly, "one-hundredth".
It is a fractional monetary unit, used to represent one hundredth of a basic monetary unit in many countries around the world, including: