Friday, 2 July 2010

KTM Nordic gold coins 2010

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

  • Nordic Gold Brilliant Uncirculated (B.U) Commemorative Coin

- 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.
- The Nordic Gold (B.U) coin has a face value of RM1. The mintage quantity is 15,000 pieces. 
- Size diameter 30.0mm, weight 8.80 gram.

  • 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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