Moon-Kite on Malaysia’s Polymer Banknote

17 May 2022  Tue

The Bank Negara Malaysia issued 1 Malaysian Ringgit banknote in 2012. The word ‘ringgit’ is used to refer to the serrated edges of silver Spanish dollars. It was widely circulated in Portuguese colonial areas.

The bright blue polymer plastic banknote of 1 Malaysian Ringgit’s front-side features Malaysia’s first Supreme Head of State, Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan, as well as a red Hibiscus or rosa-Sinensis, the national flower of Malaysia. And the backside of the Banknote shows children flying a moon kite.

This note comes in the fourth series of banknotes. The Fourth series carry a theme called ‘Distinctively Malaysia’ and is inspired by motifs of flora and fauna of various cultures in Malaysia which reflects the diversity and richness of Malaysia's national identity. It also expresses the notion of the Malaysian moving economy. The edges of the banknote feature the traditional Malay textile handicraft and embroidery.

Don’t miss the opportunity to buy magnificently unique polymer banknote.

Image Courtesy: Mintage World

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