Bank Negara issues commemorative coins in conjunction with installation of the King
Posted on June 23, 2012, Saturday
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia has issued three types of commemorative coins in conjunction with the recent installation of Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah as the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
In a statement yesterday, the central bank said the commemorative coins were presented to His Majesty at Istana Negara here.
The commemorative coins come in three specifications, namely, gold, silver and Nordic gold brilliant uncirculated.
The gold commemorative coin (proof) is made of gold with 999.9 purity, has a face value of RM100 and will be sold at RM1,800 a piece, with the mintage quantity limited to 500 pieces.
The silver commemorative coin (proof) of Sterling silver with 92.5 purity, has a face value of RM10 and will be sold at RM150 a piece, and the mintage quantity is limited to 600 pieces.
The Nordic gold brilliant uncirculated commemorative coin has a face value of RM1 and will be sold at RM10 each, and the mintage quantity is 15,000 pieces.
“These commemorative coins are also available in a set of three, which consists of the gold, silver and Nordic gold proof coins, and a set of two, comprising the silver and Nordic gold proof coins.
“The set of three will be sold at RM2,000 per set with only 500 sets available. The set of two is being sold at RM200 per set with only 500 sets available,” Bank Negara said.
The commemorative coins, minted and distributed by Bank Negara, will be available for sale from June 28 at its Walk-in Customer Service Centre (BNMLINK), its Museum and Art Gallery, regional offices in Penang and Johor Baharu, as well as branches in Kuala Terengganu, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching. — Bernama