Corazon "Cory" Aquino on 500 Pesos?

A 500 pesos design by Revo C. Naval in his site peaceloveandrevolution.com has caught Internet media intention. The design almost the same as Philippine current 500 Pesos banknote. Which added the image of the former Philippine president Corazon "Cory" Aquino printed on the front of the P500 bill at the back of her late husband former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” S. Aquino, Jr.


In his website Revo C. Naval said:
"THIS IS MY PERSONAL TRIBUTE TO THE MOTHER OF OUR NATION..
TODAY AUGUST 3, 2009 1AM - I DEDICATE MY FIRST POST / MY ARTWORK TO
THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
THE WOMAN BEHIND THE PEACEFUL PEOPLE POWER EDSA REVOLUTION 1986

CORAZON "CORY" AQUINO
January 25, 1933 - August 1, 2009

YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED
WE LOVE YOU! WE WILL CONTINUE THE PEACE.. THE LOVE.. AND THE REVOLUTION..."
The central bank last month announced plans to redesign all of the country’s bank notes and coins, the first major facelift in over two decades. The new series is expected to be unveiled in two years. This including a talk about the late president Corazon “Cory” C. Aquino soon share the honor of being featured on a local currency note together with her husband. Ms. Aquino died last August 1 after a 16-month battle against colon cancer. She was laid to rest beside her husband on Wednesday the Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque City.

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the image of the former Philippine president Corazon "Cory" Aquino could be printed on the front of the 500 pesos bill, which already features former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” S. Aquino, Jr., a journalist turned politician whose assassination in 1983 led to the 1986 People Power revolution, his slogan “The Filipino is worth dying for”, a typewriter, and the Philippine flag. The back features scenes from Mr. Aquino’s life and some allegorical groups.

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco said that a committee has been set up to edesign all of the country’s bank notes and coins. The committee, led by BSP Deputy Governor Diwa C. Guinigundo, is composed of other central bank officials and local historian Ambeth R. Ocampo as representative of the National Historical Commission. Former BSP Governor Jaime C. Laya is a consultant.

This is a picture from MSNBC that worth to share with everyone:


The body of Filipino Sen. Benigno Aquino, foreground center, lies on the ground next to the body of his assassin, left, as security officers of the Manila International Airport take cover on Aug. 21, 1983.
Corazon Aquino shows the Laban fight sign as she leads her followers in Bayan Ko
on February 25, 1986, after she was proclaimed President of the Philippines in ceremonies.


President Corazon Aquino, center, faces a crowd of more than a million
in Rizal Park in Manila on March 2, 1986, holding a proclamation
restoring the right of habeas corpus.


President Joseph Estrada (R) is joined by two former presidents, Corazon Aquino (C) and Fidel Ramos (L) as they release white doves as a symbol of peace during the 13th anniversary of the "people power" revolt on February 23, 1999, which ousted the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos from power.

May former Philippine President Corazon "Cory" Aquino rest in peace.

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