Sunday, 4 July 2010

KTM Silver Proof 2010

Commemorative coins to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM)

  • Silver Commemorative Coin (proof)
- Launched on 21 June 2010 by Y.A.B. Tan Sri Muhyiddin Hj. Mohd Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia at the Railway Station Kuala Lumpur
-This proof coin is made of Sterling silver with 92.5 purity and weighs 21.00 grams. It has a face value of RM10. The mintage quantity is limited to 300 pieces.

  • Coins design
The Obverse Side of the Coin
Illustrates the evolution and transformation of Malaysian railways over the last 125 years from coal powered locomotive trains to the Electric Train System (ETS), which is the latest addition to KTM's fleet of trains. The words "Keretapi Tanah Melayu" and "125 Tahun" appear at the upper circumference and the year "1885-2010" at the lower circumference of the coin.

The Reverse Side of the Coin
Depicts the image of the current logo of KTM at the centre of the coin. The words "BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA " as the issuing authority appear on the top circumference, whilst its denomination appears on the lower circumference of the coin.

Info source from BNM

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