Trivia about Filipinos During the Spanish Periods
Only the P5.00 has a new design, the other three (3) are reissues of the 3 definitive originally issued on December 1, 2001 but with the year date changed to “2002”.
The P5.00 definitive was actually issued earlier than the scheduled date, on February 27, 2002. Official first day covers has this single definitive, only as the other 3 were not considered new stamps and were issued as the need for that particular denomination arose. So the P17.00 was issued on March 13, the P21 ,00 on March 19 and the P22.00 on April 23, 2002.