CLAIM: Some Fb customers and pages are just lately sharing photographs of the supposedly new P1,000 and P500 payments on the platform.
At lease three Fb accounts shared the identical put up on Thursday, April 21.
In addition they have the identical caption with various emoji. It reads: “Good day new 500 and 1,000 peso invoice.”
These posts additionally circulated after the Fb web page referred to as Evening Owl by Anna Mae Lamentillo posted a photograph of the redesigned P1,000 banknote on the identical day.
Lamentillo is the chairman of the Construct, Construct, Construct committee of the Division of Public Works and Highways.
“Love the brand new 1,000 peso invoice! Congrats, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas!” the caption reads with the Philippine flag emojis.
The redesign featured the Philippine eagle instead of the three World Struggle II heroes.
It is usually product of polymer supplies.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas unveiled the P1,000’s new look on Fb on April 6.
The BSP beforehand introduced that it’s set to launch ten million items of them in a restricted circulation check later this 2022.
READ: Netizens weigh in on P1,000 invoice design with Philippine Eagle instead of Filipino martyrs (philstar.com)
The P1,000 invoice, the very best banknote to this point, presently carries the faces of Jose Abad Santos, Vicente Lim and Josefa Llanes Escoda on the entrance facet.
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The picture of the supposed new P500 polymer banknote that includes Philippine tarsier is faux.
On Friday, BSP commented on the Fb put up of a web page referred to as “Vibes” and clarified that it didn’t launch any P500 polymer banknote.
“Nais klaruhin ng BSP na hindi ito naglabas ng 500-Piso polymer banknote. Para sa mga official announcement, please observe our social media channels,” the remark learn.
BSP has already disproved the picture of the P500 invoice that featured the Philippine tarsier on the entrance facet as faux in December 2021.
This picture was going round social media at the moment.
Looked for remark, BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno instructed Philstar.com the next in a textual content message: “Faux information.”
Truth-checkers have additionally discovered that the picture of the tarsier was solely edited into the banknote.
A reverse picture search discovered the tarsier to be an illustration by a Russian artist named Evgeny Turaev.
This illustration also can simply be present in a number of photo-sharing and inventory picture web sites.
The precise design of the P500 invoice, the second-highest peso notice in circulation, options the faces of democracy icons Benigno Aquino Jr. and his spouse, former president Corazon “Cory” Aquino on the entrance facet.
Why it issues
The pages that posted the P500 picture have been instantly acquired by 1000’s of Fb customers.
The put up from a web page referred to as “Pepe Information” received 9,000 reactions, over 630 feedback, 17,000 shares.
The put up of one other account named Mae Dello Pilo gained 17,000 reactions and 82,000 shares.
Lastly, the Fb put up on the web page referred to as “Vibes” garnered 16,000 reactions, 1,200 feedback and 56,000 shares to this point.
There are additionally a number of Fb customers who thought the P500 picture is actual as seen on the feedback part.
“Ayos wala na mukha ng mga Aquino sa 500,” one Fb consumer mentioned.
“Wala na [yung] mga mukha ng mga Aquino di naman sila mga hero,” one other consumer commented.
According to the removing of faces of Filipino heroes on payments, BSP mentioned that the Philippine forex will quickly function the nation’s wealthy natural world.
“That is the primary notice in a brand new collection of Philippine forex that can concentrate on the nation’s wealthy natural world,” BSP mentioned in an emailed assertion to Rappler.
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