Tuesday, 26 July 2011

M'sia Commemorative Third coins series

Bank Negara Malaysia New issuing Third series of Malaysian commemorative coins  and will be available circulation next year (2012). The commemorative coins issued are in the denominations of 5 sen, 10 sen, 20 sen and 50 sen.

This series of new coins are smaller and lighter compare to previous series and  more user-friendly for the public. The yellow and silver coloured coins and the edge designs enable the public and also the visually impaired to identify and distinguish the different denominations. The new series of coins embodies the latest advancements in minting technology which incorporates improved counterfeit resistance security features. The new metal alloy used for minting has enhanced durability against wear and corrosion.

The new series of coins are legal tender and will co-circulate with the existing series. The existing series will be gradually phased out.

Bank Negara Malaysia will make available 500,000 sets of the commemorative coins (Brilliant Uncirculated) comprising all the coin denominations with special packaging and to be sold in stages to the public at RM 10.00 per set.
The commemorative coins will be available for sale from 26 July 2011 at Bank Negara Malaysia's headquarters (BNMLINK) and its branches located in Pulau Pinang, Johor Bahru, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching.

Coins Design
  • Obverse Side
The motif for the 5 sen, 10 sen and 20 sen denomination features fourteen dots representing the thirteen States and the Federal Territory. The motif for the 50 sen coin has five horizontal lines representing the five principles of the Rukun Negara (national pillars).

  • Reverse Side
The reverse of all coins, 5 sen, 10 sen, 20 sen and 50 sen features the same motifs i.e. the hibiscus which is the national flower and numerals indicating the year of minting, the face value of the coin and the words 'Bank Negara Malaysia' as the issuing authority of the coins.

Sunday, 24 July 2011

Satu Ringgit Proof banknote

Malaysian 3rd series RM1 Single face Proof banknote

What is Proof Banknote?
Proof banknotes is one that is printed to test run the printing plates and check the designs to see it is suitable to running into full production.

The reason why become proof banknote?
May be rejected is the colour ,writing or size is not suitable.
Another reason why a proof banknote, may be rejected is due to the design itself being unsuitable.

Normally Proof Banknotes were printed on hard paper or cardboard in white and black colour. Usually pencil is using to noted the rejection area or notations. They were printed in single face, and without any prefix number, watermark and signature. 

Sunday, 17 July 2011

China 10 Yuan Silver Bullion

China Panda 10 Yuan 1 Oz Fine Silver Bullion
.999 Silver
Year : 2010
Diameter : 40mm
Weight : 31.135g
Released by : Republic of China
Front coin : Pair Panda
Back coin : Year issue and Temple of Heaven building in Beijing

Friday, 8 July 2011

Trinidad & Tobago $1 banknote

Trinidad & Tobago One Dollar ( 1 dollar )
Size : 157mm X 66mm
Year : 1964
Front Portrait : Queen Elizabeth II
Back : Central Bank Building, Oil rig at upper right.
Watermark : Bird of Paradise


Trinidad & Tabago Maps

Currency rate : RM100 = 213 dollars ( for reference only)

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Unissued RM1 prefix CR

Malaysia Unissued banknotes
RM1 sign by Tan Sri Dato' Seri Ali Abu Hassan
Year : 1999
Size : 120mm x 65mm
Prefix : Only CR
Condition : UNC

For sharing, Not for sales

Friday, 1 July 2011

Disney Dollar 2009

Disney dollar $1
Year 2009
Re-printed by the U. S. Bank Note Company
Front Image : Pluto and Mickey Mouse holding a cake.
Back Image : Cinderella Castle in the Clouds.

Disney dollar $5
Year 2009
Re-printed by the U. S. Bank Note Company
Front Image : Daisy & Minnie
Back Image : Cinderella Castle in the Clouds.

Disney dollar $10
Year 2009
Re-printed by the U. S. Bank Note Company
Front Image : Birthday Party
Back Image : Cinderella Castle in the Clouds.


What is Disney Dollars?
Disney Dollars are a form of corporate scrip or tokens or currency used at Disney theme parks, the Disney Store, and at one time certain parts of Castaway Cay, the Disney cruise-line's private island. It is worth dollar for dollar.
People may keep it as a souvenir or spend it like cash at theme parks, or stores that Disney maintains.
Disney Dollars are some what similar in size, shape, and design with currency of the United States. Most of them bear the image of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, landmarks of Disneyland or Walt Disney World Resort.

Where Can Disney Dollars be Spent?
Disney Dollars DO NOT expire.  The oldest bill from 1987 can still be used today.  As they are worth real money. They also may be exchanged back for the U.S. Dollars or purchased using the same.
Disney dollar use in Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, Castaway Cay, Disney Stores.