Malaysia 1966 unissued, unrecorded, uniface trial Pattern Coins set of 10 coins sold for SGD241,500 (including buyer premium) or RM743,731 in Collectibles Auction Asia (CAA) 6th Auction at Landmark Village Hotel, Singapore.
One of the most important collection in Malaysian Numismatik history break the record for the most expensive set of Malaysia coins sold in public auction. The 10 coins set are part of the National Coin Competition in 1966 organized by the Arts Council of Malaysia on Behalf of Bank Negara Malaysia. The winning designs (Anteater, Brunei Monkey, Tapir, Jungle Fowl dan Barking Deer) designed by Mr. Chong Yum Fatt from Jesselton (Kota Kinabalu). You can read the rest of the history here: Sejarah Syiling Malaysia 1966 yang tidak dikeluarkan.
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Malaysia 1966 pattern coins set sold for RM743,731
Hot News: Malaysia 1966 Coins sold RM743,731
Posted by Malaysia Coin on Friday, 2 October 2015
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Rumors that we heard, the coins set purchased by a Malaysian.
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