Friday, October 29, 2010

125th Anniversary of Jabatan Ukur Dan Pemetaan Malaysia (JUPEM) Commemoratve Coin

Bank Negara Malaysia launched three types of commemorative coins to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of Jabatan Ukur dan Pemetaan Malaysia (JUPEM) on 14 oCTOBER 2010. The commemorative coins were launched by YAB Tan Sri Dato' Haji Muhyiddin bin Mohd. Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister, at Dewan Perdana FELDA, Jalan Maktab, Kuala Lumpur.

The three types of commemorative coins are RM100 Gold Commemorative Coin (proof), RM10 Silver Commemorative Coin (proof) and RM1 Nordic Gold Brilliant Uncirculated (B.U) Commemorative Coin.

The obverse of these coins feature a surveyor of JUPEM carrying out measuring works with the theodolite, a device used to measure angular values in a traverse or network between survey marks. It is also used for defining the direction of lines of sight. The name "Jabatan Ukur dan Pemetaan Malaysia" appears on the lower circumference of the coins, whilst "125 Tahun" appears at the top of the coins.

The reverse of these coins illustrate the official logo of JUPEM. At the upper circumference, the words "Bank Negara Malaysia" appear as the issuing authority of the commemorative coins. The years "1885-2010" appear below the logo and the denomination is at the lower circumference of the coin.


RM100 Gold Commemorative Coin (proof)

Technical Specification

Gold Commemorative Coin (proof)

Type : Gold Proof
Alloy : Gold (Au999.9)
Face Value (RM) : 100
Selling Price (RM) : 1,200
Mintage Quantity (piece/set) : 150
Diameter (mm) : 22.00
Weight (gram) : 7.96
Shape : Round with milled edge


Silver Commemorative Coin (proof)

Type : Silver Proof
Alloy : Silver (Ag92.5)
Face Value(RM) : 10
Selling Price(RM) : 150
Mintage Quantity (piece/set) : 300
Diameter(mm) : 35.70
Weight(gram) : 21.00
Shape : Round with milled edge


Nordic Gold Brilliant Uncirculated (B.U) Commemorative Coin

Type : Nordic Gold (B.U.)
Alloy : Cu89 Zn5 Al5 Sn1
Face Value (RM) : 1
Selling Price(RM) : 10
Mintage Quantity (piece/set) : 10,000
Diameter (mm) : 30.00
Weight (gram) : 8.80
Shape : Round with milled edge

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