Bañares, Roselyn C.
(BSP, PSE and NEDA)
(Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas)
September 12, 2012 that was the date of our educational tour. 6:00 am in the morning is the call time, that’s why I tried to wake up early morning to fixed my things and go to school in time. We leave at 7:30 am and we’re first destination was Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas money museum. BSP allowed us to watch the video on how they made money. I leaned that they consumed of ten months in making money. They showed us the minting process of money. It so happened that I enjoyed watching the minting process. I learned also that the money has security features of money and the history. In security features there is a security threads, security fibers, code for the blind on 200 peso bill, florescent printing, optically variable ink, concealed value on 500 peso bill, perfect see- through register and micro prints. Then after we watched the video, the speaker orients us about the old money that we have in the past. We saw different shapes, color, size and kind of money in the Philippines. I have enjoyed the tour in that part most especially when I tried to play they’re touched screen machine. We played puzzles and trivia and we’re happy that we got 4 number of right out of 5 questions. We also go to the BSP library to search about our report in monetary policy. Ms. Rose Garcia helped us to enter in the library even though we don’t have a letters of reservations. Then after that we take pictures outside the museum for our remembrance. We also want to take pictures of the old money that we have but the management of BSP did not allow us. As its history of the BSP, the museum of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Inaugurated on January 3, 1999, as part of the celebration of the 50 years of central banking in the Philippines, the museum showcases the Bank's collection of currencies. As repository and custodian of the country's numismatic heritage, the...
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