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Malaysia: 80th Anniversary of Armed Forces
« on: December 20, 2013, 09:04:31 AM »
Bank Negara Issues Commemorative Coins In Conjunction With 80th Anniversary Of Armed Forces

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 (Bernama) -- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has issued three types of commemorative coins in conjunction with the 80th anniversary of the Malaysian Armed Forces.

The central bank said in a statement today the coins are in three specifications -- gold, silver and Nordic gold.

The gold commemorative coin is made of gold with 999.9 purity, has a face value of RM100 and will be sold for RM1,800 a piece with the mintage quantity at only 500 pieces.

The silver commemorative coin, with 92.5 purity, has a face value of RM10 and is sold for RM150 a piece with the mintage quantity at 1,000 pieces.

Meanwhile, the Nordic gold commemorative coin has a face value of RM1 with mintage quantity at 25,000 pieces, and will be sold for RM10 a piece, BNM said.

The central bank said the commemorative coins are also available in a set of three and in a set of two.

"The set of three comprises a gold coin, a silver coin and a Nordic coin which can be bought for RM2,000 a set with 500 sets available, while the set of two has a silver coin and a Nordic coin, sold at RM200 per set with 750 sets available," it added.

These commemorative coins are minted and distributed by BNM and will be available from this Monday at its Museum and Art Gallery and regional offices in Penang and Johor, as well as its branch offices in Kuala Terengganu, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching.

Source: Bernama
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