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Metal ringgits and a senes - modern coins of Malaysia

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National monetary unit of Malaysia is the ringgit which consists from 100 sene. In circulation there are coins of denomination 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 sene and 1 ringgit.

The First series of coins of Malaysia has been manufactured in 1967 in nominal value in 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 sene, introduction of a coin of denomination 1 ringgit has occurred in 1971. Though all these coins are various on diameter, they have identical design and a material. They are rapped out from a Copper-Nickel, an exception is the coin in 1 sen which during the period with 1967 for 1972 was produced of bronze, and since 1973 of its steel to mint from a steel the plated copper. On a coin 50 sene has occurred small redesign, i.e. in 1971 on edge there was an inscription "Bank Negara Malaysia".

The Second series of coins left in the circulation in the end of 1989, basically in it the design, diameter and composition of the previous series have been mainly saved, an exception is the coin in 1 ringgit which had a plotting the Hibiscus of Rose Sinensis (the Malayan: Paradise Bunga), a national flower of Malaysia and the description of items of Malayan culture on a reverse.

Three kinds of coined golds "Kijang Emas" (kijang, a kind of the deer, being a part of a logo of Bank Negara Malaysia), are manufactured at par value 50, 100 and 200 ringgits. Buying and sale Kijang Emas is defined by a price of gold in the international market.

Nominal value: 10 sene
Stamping: 1997
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 10 sene of Malaysia the Reverse 10 sene of Malaysia
Nominal value: 20 sene
Stamping: 2005
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 20 sene of Malaysia the Reverse 20 sene of Malaysia
Nominal value: 1 ringgit
Stamping: 1995
the Material: the Alloy from copper, zinc and tin
the Note:
the Obverse 1 ringgit of Malaysia the Reverse 1 ringgit of Malaysia

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