Laguna Copperplate Inscription

10th-century Old Javanese inscription found in the Philippines

The Laguna Copperplate Inscription is a document marked on a copper plate in 900 AD and found in Laguna, Philippines. The document is written in Old Malay language using Kawi script. It was translated by Antoon Postma (a Dutch anthropologist) in 1992. It is evidence of ancient kingdoms of Medang, Sri Vijaya, Tondo, and others.[1][2]

The Laguna Copperplate


  1. (2010-05-07). "Laguna Copperplate Inscription" Archived 2016-03-05 at the Wayback Machine. All Philippines. Retrieved on November 17, 2011.
  2. Tiongson, Jaime F. (August 8, 2010). "Laguna Copperplate Inscription: A New Interpretation Using Early Tagalog Dictionaries" Archived 2012-09-29 at the Wayback Machine. Bayang Pinagpala. Retrieved on 2011-11-18.