Friday, October 29, 2010

50th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Bunga Raya as the National Flower Commemorative Coin

Bank Negara Malaysia issued three types of commemorative coins to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the proclamation of the Bunga Raya as the National Flower on 30 September 2010. It was launched by Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah at Kompleks Perbadanan Kraftangan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

These commemorative coins consist of RM100 Gold Commemorative Coin (proof), RM10 Silver Commemorative Coin (proof) and RM 1 Nordic Gold Brilliant Uncirculated (B.U) Commemorative Coin.

The obverse of the coins feature the image of the Bunga Raya as the National Flower with the words "50 Tahun" at the upper circumference. The years "1960 - 2010" appear below the Bunga Raya and the words "Bunga Raya Bunga Kebangsaan" at the lower circumference of the coin.

The reverse of the coins feature the map of Malaysia with the Malaysian flag as the background. The upper circumference displays the words "Bank Negara Malaysia" with the denomination below it. "Jabatan Warisan Negara" as organiser of the ceremony for the proclamation anniversary appears on the lower circumference of the coins.


Gold Commemorative Coin (proof)


Silver Commemorative Coin (proof)


Nordic Gold Brilliant Uncirculated (B.U) Commemorative Coin


Technical Specifications

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) : 400
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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