22 June 2010

KTMB 125th Anniversary Commemorative Coins




The commemorative coins are legal tender and the specifications are as follows:
  • Gold Commemorative Coin (proof)
 This proof coin is made of gold with 999.9 purity and weighs 7.96 grams. It has a face value of RM100 and will be sold at RM1,200 a piece. The mintage quantity is limited to 150 pieces.
  • Silver Commemorative Coin (proof)
This proof coin is made of Sterling silver with 92.5 purity and weighs 21.00 grams. It has a face value of RM10 and will be sold at RM150 a piece. The mintage quantity is limited to 300 pieces.
  • Nordic Gold Brilliant Uncirculated (B.U) Commemorative Coin
The Nordic Gold (B.U) coin has a face value of RM1 and will be sold at RM10 each. The mintage quantity is 15,000 pieces.

Coin Design

The design description of the 125 th Anniversary of Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) commemorative coins is as follows:
  • The Obverse Side of the Coin
Illustrates the evolution and transformation of Malaysian railways over the last 125 years from coal powered locomotive trains to the Electric Train System (ETS), which is the latest addition to KTM's fleet of trains. The words "Keretapi Tanah Melayu" and "125 Tahun" appear at the upper circumference and the year "1885-2010" at the lower circumference of the coin.
  • The Reverse Side of the Coin
Depicts the image of the current logo of KTM at the centre of the coin. The words "BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA " as the issuing authority appear on the top circumference, whilst its denomination appears on the lower circumference of the coin.


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