Wednesday, February 13, 2008

1st Series of Malaysia Banknote (Type 1 to Type 4)

The first series of Malaysia Banknote (Type 1) was issued in 1967. This banknote was signed by Tun Ismail bin Mohamed Ali, the the first Malaysian Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia. It used the old Malay spelling "Di-perlakukan", "Gabenor" and "Sa for SA-PULOH, SA-RATUS & SA-RIBU".

The Type 1 of the first series was signed by Tun Ismail with old Malay Spelling of "Di-perlakukan" and "Gabenor"


The Type 2 of the first series was issued in 1972 in conjunction with the new Malay spelling system was introduced. The words "Diperlakukan" and "Gabenur" were used to replace the old Malay spelling. Changes also made on the words where “SA-PULOH” was changed to “SEPULUH”, "SA-RATUS to SERATUS" and "SA-RIBU to SERIBU".


The Type 2 of the first series adopted the new Malay spelling "Diperlakukan" and "Gabenur"

The Type 3 of the first series was issued in 1976 with some changes to the left corner of the note. It is noted that the "$1" on the bottom left corner had been removed. A relative small dollar sign ($1) was introduced at the top left corner.


The Type 3 of the first series changed made on the "$1"; Noted that it was removed from bottom left to top left but with relatively small sign


The Type 4 of the first series was issued in 1981 with the new signature of governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato' Abdul Aziz bin Haji Taha whom took over the position left by Tun Ismail Bin Mohamed.

The Type 4 of the first series was signed by Tan Sri Dato' Abdul Aziz bin Haji Taha

3 comments:

Melvin said...

i just want to know what is this note worth.i have about 10 of this type 4 notes.

Jack Hoo said...

It depends on its condition, an UNC note worth around RM40.

Yasmin Chong said...

What about the Type 1's value?