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The Philippines under Spanish rule.
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The Philippines under US rule. English language text, though the country name is still in Spanish at this point.
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Coins of the Philippines from the 1960s. The language is Tagalog, I believe.
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Chinese Silver coins during Qing Dynasty were usually tri-lingual.
Chinese, English, Manchu
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Thank you, SquareEarth. Yours is the first response to my topic.  8)
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Qing coins in Xinjiang were usually bilingual: Chinese-Uyghur or Chinese-Manchu. While cash coins could be tri-lingual: Chinese-Uyghur-Manchu.

Here is a trilingual silver coin, Emperor Guangxu, 3 qian, Silver

During the RoC Era, Manchu was removed, and coins became bi-lingual (Chinese-Uyghur)
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Now there are more :)

This 1942 cent struck in Philadelphia of the Netherlands Indies (note the absence of the word East on the coin) is one example that has two languages as well as three scripts: Dutch/latin on one side, Malay/Arabic and Malay/Javanese on the other side: saper atous rupiah (sa pårå atous rupiah).

I see that you wanted different languages in successive periods. You will find that after independence, Indonesia used Bahasa Indonesia.

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Thank you, SquareEarth. Yours is the first response to my topic.  8)
Thank you for saying “thank you“ ;D
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