Thursday, April 11, 2019

Borneo Banknotes in CAA Auction 13

British North Borneo dollar and Sarawak dollar banknotes are some of the main highlights for Collectibles Auction Asia (CAA) Auction 13/2019. CAA Auction 13 will held at Landmark Village Hotel, Singapore on 20th April 2019.

$5 dollars

$5 dollars British North Borneo emergency issue (01/01/1940), highest grade so far (PMG AU 50) will be auction in lot no. 0705 starting at SGD 8,000.00 and maximum estimate price is SGD15,000. The banknote is an ex Bruce Smart collection.

Sarawak $10 dollar

Another highlight is a 1929 Sarawak $10 dollar (lot 0702) graded by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) EF 40 EPQ. The red banknote with serial number C/1 168,763 will be auction starting at SGD 8,000.00 and maximum estimate price is SGD15,000.

China 3rd series bankotes

A collection of People’s Republic of China 3rd series bankotes will also be auction in lot no. 0345 starting at SGD 16,000.00 and maximum estimate price is SGD20,000. The collection consist of 27pcs/set: 1953: 1 Fen; 2 Fen; 5 Fen; 1960, 1 Jiao – (??) P-873; 1962, 1 Jiao: P-877a; 877b; 887c; 887d; 887f; 887g; 887h; 887i; 2 Jiao: P-878a; 878b; 878c; 1972, 5 Jiao: P-880a; 880b; 880c; 1960, 1 Yuan, P-874a; 874b; 874c; 2 Yuan, P-875a2; 875b2; 5 Yuan: P-876a1; 876b; 1965, 10 Yuan: P-879a; 879a. All banknotes are graded by 67 EPQ by PMG.

Tibetan 20 Srang

In coin section, Tibetan 20 Srang gold coin dated 1553 (=AD 1919) will be auction in lot no. 0115 starting at SGD 10,000.00 and maximum estimate price is SGD16,000. The gold coin were struck in the Serkhang mint which was located near Norbulingka, the summer residence of the Dalai Lamas. It is graded MS 61 by NGC.

Bidding is now live via liveauctioneers.com.

A Buyer's premium of 15% will be added to hammer price for each lot to all succesful bids. Lots sold though "liveauctioneers.com" are subjected to an additional 5% Buyer's Premium (20% in total). All Shipping, handling and insurance charges will be paid by Buyer.
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Friday, March 15, 2019

3rd Trigo KL Money Show 15 March 2019

3rd Trigo Kuala Lumpur International Money Show will start on 15 March until 17 March 2019 at Hilton Hotel Petaling Jaya, (P.J. Hilton), Anggerik & Dahlia Suite 1 Level 2, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. 25 exhibitors will be participating in the 2019 KL Money Show.

KL Money Show

A special test note with a lion as a main design will be issued to anyone who are buying a 3 day Pass. The limited edition Lion commemorative ticket has a UV feature and also a AR features.





3rd Trigo Kuala Lumpur International Money Show Exhibitors (Official list):
  • No. A3: Alexey Zemlyakov (Russia)
  • No. A12: Curios Collection Co (Hong Kong)
  • No. A5: Dalinitchi Vladimir (Moldova)
  • No. A4: Denis Lapaev (Russia)
  • No. B1: Di Wang Coins (China)
  • No. B8: Dickson Niew Banknotes (Malaysia)
  • No. B9: Eccles Coins & Banknotes (New Zealand)
  • No. F4: Eur-Seree Collecting Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
  • No. A1: Heritage Auctions (USA)
  • No. B2: Hong Kong Hua Yun Culture Collection Appraisal Co. Ltd. (Hong Kong/China)
  • No. B3: Hon Numismatics (Hong Kong)
  • No. B11: King Banknotes (Malaysia)
  • No. A10: Kosendo Co., Ltd (Japan)
  • No. A2: Myntkompanient (Sweden)
  • No. B5, B6, B7: Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) & Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) (USA)
  • No. A7, A8, A9: Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS®) (USA)
  • No. F3: Leuchtturm (Lighthouse Accessories) (Germany)
  • No. B4: Raymond Chow Galleries (Malaysia)
  • No. B10: RCH Rare Collection House (Malaysia)
  • No. A6: Sakura Collection House (Japan)
  • No. F2: Stack's Bowers & Ponterio Ltd (USA)
  • No. F5: Spink & Sons Ltd (United Kingdom)
  • No. A11: Tan Coin Trading (Malaysia)
  • No. F1: Trigometric (Malaysia)
  • No. B12: Waterlow & Fab (Japan)
Floor Plan

Welcome to Malaysia to all International exhibitors for 2019 Trigo Kuala Lumpur International Money Show.


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Thursday, March 14, 2019

2 Ringgit BB set sold for RM130,000

Today, a 2 Ringgit Ahmad Don BB prefix Fancy's Number Sets sold for RM130,000 (without buyer premium) in Trigometric Auction 9 held at Serunai Suite, Hilton Hotel Petaling Jaya. The 8th series banknotes set printed in 1996 by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is one of the hardest sets to accumulate.

2 Ringgit

The set consist of a BB0000001-0000010, BB1111111-BB9999999 & BB1234567 (20pcs).Graded by PMG 64EPQ-67EPQ.

Trigometric Auction 9

Another highlight of the auction is a $100 Deutsch-Asiatische Bank dated 1 July 1914, Peking (P S277), S/no. 01296 UNC sold for RM80,000 (without buyer premium). Deutsch-Asiatische Bank (DAB) was a foreign bank in China. DAB was founded in Shanghai in 1889 with the participation of Deutsche Bank, one of the largest banks in Germany. In 1906, it received the concession to issue its own banknotes in China. During First World War and the Second World War, its branch network and business activities were destroyed.

1 Ringgit

A 1st series Replacement 1 Ringgit with a Solid Number prefix Z/1 111111 signed by Ismail Ali with graded PMG 45 sold for RM20,000 (without buyer premium). A Solid Number Replacement 1st series Malaysia banknote is one of the things in Malaysian numismatic that you don't see everyday in Auction.

Largest Legal Banknote

Malaysia RM600 World Largest Legal Banknote (lot 9390), 600 Ringgit, signed by 8th Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhammad bin Ibrahim (KNB85) S/no. MRR 0003809 sold for RM4,600 (without buyer premium).

Uncut 3-in-1

Uncut 3-in-1 RM60 commemorative banknotes (lot 9492) in conjunction with the 60th Anniversary of the Signing of the Federation of Malaya Independence Agreement (KNB15) S/no. MRR 0076862 PMG 68EPQ sold for RM1,900 (without buyer premium).

2 pieces 60 Ringgit Commemorative banknote signed by 8th Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhammad bin Ibrahim (KNB84) S/no. MRR 0053638-639 PMG 69EPQ sold for RM1,600 (without buyer premium).

On 14 December 2017, BNM issued these banknotes commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Federation of Malaya Independence Agreement signing in the year 1957.

Other highlights:
  • Lot 9112 - China 1960 1 jIAO, graded PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. Sold for RM4,200
  • Lot 9139 - China 2000 100 Yuan Commemorative - Replacement/Star, graded PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 68 EPQ. Sold for RM4,000
  • Lot 9140 - China 2008 Beijing 2008 Olympic Games 10 Yuan , graded PMG GEm Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Sold for RM2,500
  • Lot 9174 - Singapore ND (1990) 2 Dollars Specimen, graded PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. Sold for RM3,200
  • Lot 9202 - Malaysia (Bank Negara) ND (1967) 100 Ringgit, graded PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ. Sold for RM11,000
  • Lot 9251 - Malaysia (Bank Negara) ND (1999) 5 Ringgit, graded PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. Sold for RM9,500
  • Lot 9413 - Malaysia (Bank Negara) ND (2001) 5 Ringgit, graded PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Sold for RM5,400
  • Lot 9467 - Malaysia (Bank Negara) ND (1981-83) 50 Ringgit, graded PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. Sold for RM16,000



Buyer premium is 15% for floor bid and 20% for liveauctioneers.com internet bidding. 
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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Solid 1st series Replacement note in Trigometric Auction 9

A 1st series Replacement 1 Ringgit with a Solid Number prefix Z/1 111111 signed by Ismail Ali with graded PMG 45 is one of the super rare banknote in the upcoming Trigometric Auction 9, 14 March 2019. Trigo Auction 9 will be held at Serunai Suite, Hilton Hotel Petaling Jaya.

1 Ringgit

A Solid Number Replacement 1st series Malaysia banknote is one of the things in Malaysian numismatic that you don't see everyday in Auction. Bidding price for lot 9391 start at RM8,000 and maximum estimate price is RM20,000.

Trigometric Auction 9

The main highlight of the auction is a 2 Ringgit 8th Series Ahmad Don Solid's BB Number Sets, Prefix BB Set is one of the hardest sets to accumulate. The set consist of a BB0000001-0000010, BB1111111-BB9999999 & BB1234567 (20pcs) RM2 1996. This set has never been auctioned and believed to be the only set since the introduction of Malaysia Ringgit. Gradeda by PMG 64EPQ-67EPQ. The BB Number set (lot 9405) estimate to sell for RM80,000-RM190,000.

Trigometric Auction 9

Another highlight of the auction is a $100 Deutsch-Asiatische Bank dated 1 July 1914, Peking (P S277), S/no. 01296 UNC. Deutsch-Asiatische Bank (DAB) was a foreign bank in China. DAB was founded in Shanghai in 1889 with the participation of Deutsche Bank, one of the largest banks in Germany. In 1906, it received the concession to issue its own banknotes in China. During First World War and the Second World War, its branch network and business activities were destroyed. The $100 Deutsch-Asiatische Bank dated 1 July 1914 (Lot 9096A) estimate to sell for RM50,000-RM90,000.

Lot viewing will be held on 12 and 13 March 2019 from 11.00am until 5.00pm at Trigometric shop, level 3, Amcorp Mall, Petaling Jaya.

Online bidding for Trigometric Auction 9 is now live at LiveAuctioneers.com.

Buyer premium is 15% for floor bid and 20% for liveauctioneers.com internet bidding. You can pay using cash or credit card but the charges for credit card is 3%. 

For further information, you can contact Trigometric Sdn Bhd (Mr. Koay / MS Farah) at 03-7957 9566 or you can visit them at Amcorp Mall Petaling Jaya (Open everyday 10am – 6pm, except Monday and Public Holiday).

You can download Auction Catalogue at Trigometric website TheTrigo.org.
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Coin dealers Malaysia

This post is a Coin Dealers list for Malaysia. Some of the dealers you can find in Malaysia Yellow Pages. Will try to update this list complete with their address, telephone numbers, emails, who to contacts. Here are the list of coin, paper money, banknote, accessories (album, Tweezers, Magnifiers, Microscopes, holder, capsules, cutter, watermark detectors, uv test lamp etc) and stamp dealer in Malaysia. Some of them also deals with Stamps, Postal History, Documents, Phone cards, Posters, Ang Pow, China antique ware, Antique & Various Collectibles.Will try to update this directory from time to time. If you have any information about coin dealers at your place, please email me at lunaticg[at]gmail.com or you can pm via Malaysia coin FB page.

For updated version of this list, you can visit; Kedai duit syiling lama Malaysia.

*Phone numbers and email removed from this article because most sellers interrupted by consistent phone call by non collectors asking about coin price and try to sell their coins & banknotes.

Coin Dealer

International Stamps & Coin Sdn Bhd
Owner: Steven Tan
Address: 2.4 & 2.5, 2nd Floor, Pertama Shopping Complex, Jln Tuanku Abdul Rahman, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan.


Trigometric Sdn Bhd.
Address: Lot 327, Amcorp Mall, 18, Jalan Persiaran Barat, Off Jalan Timur, 46050 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.


Dickson Niew Collection shop
Address: 58, Jalan SS14/2, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor.


Dealers in Selangor:

SLCollectors shop
Address: Ground Floor, G063A, Zone C, Millennium Square, Jalan 14/1, Section 14, 46100, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia.
Business Hour: 2pm-6pm (Mon-Sun -

Numis Coins and notes
Owner: Raymond Chang
Address: LG 19 (next to Giant Supermarket), Amcorp Mall, 18, Jalan Persiaran Barat, Off Jalan Timur, 46050 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.


Uptown Banknote & Coin Collection
Address: Lot 36, Blok B. Kompleks Muhibbah, Seksyen 24, Shah Alam.
email: cheely08[at]gmail.com

PJ Auctioneers Sdn Bhd
L326 Amcorp Mall, 18 Persiaran Barat,
46000 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor, Malaysia
Business time: 12pm to 7pm. Closed on Monday & Tuesday.

Ng Coin, Stamps Curios Centre
Owner: Ng Ah Lee
Address: No. 2-7, 2nd Floor, Plaza Metro, Jalan Meru ,41050 Klang, Selangor D.E.


Dealers in Kuala Lumpur:

Collectors Corner & Gifts
Address: Lot G11, G12, Ground Floor, Imbi Plaza, Jln Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Owner: Mrs. C.M. Quah


Eastern Stamps Coins & Antiques
Address: Berjaya Times Square 07-47 Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.


SM Stamps & Antiques
Owner: Simon Chaw Soon Mun
Address: Lot 6F/78, 6th Floor, Sungai Wang Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.


Yip's Collections
Address: Lot 07-50, 7th Floor, Berjaya Times Square, No: 1, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
Owner: Yip Fook Keong.


Kedai Cenderamata Leong Antiquity Enterprise
Address: Lot 07-30A, 7th Floor, Berjaya Times Square, No: 1, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.


Koleksi JejakWaris
Address: Lot 08-50, 8th Floor, Berjaya Times Square, No: 1, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.


Wanglama Collection Enterprise
Address: Lot 08-25, 8th Floor, Berjaya Times Square, No: 1, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.


Pudu Stamps & coin trading
Address: Lot LE2, LG Floor, Pudu Plaza, Jalan Landak, off Jalan Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
Owner: Lam Kim Lean.


SS Seng Soon Trading
Address: D'Alamanda Shop Lot, No. 2-01-59, Jalan Pudu Ulu Impian 4, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.


Dealers in Perak:

US Agency
Address: No. 115, Jln Sultan Idris Shah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak.
Contact: Mr. Govin


Union Philatelic Agency
Address: TF10, Complex Yik Foong, Jalan Laxamana, 30300 Ipoh, Perak.
Contact: P.F. Wong


Dealers in Pulau Pinang or Penang:

SH Philatelic
Address: A2-22, 1st Floor, Phase 1A, KOMTAR, 10000 Penang, Malaysia.


Tan Coin Trading
Address: 76, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (Pitt Street), 10200 Penang, Malaysia.


CTTan Trading
No 33-2-68, Prangin Mall, Jalan Dr. Lim Chwee Leong, 10100 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang


Dealers in Kedah:

Lim Chee Choong Shop
address:S29, Tingkat 2, SP Plaza, Jalan Ibrahim, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah.
Owner:Lim Chee Choong
FB ID:Lim Chee Choong
Managed by: Evergood Management Service
Opening Hours: Sunday until Friday (2.00pm until 6.00pm)


Saneoh Stamp Corner
Address: Ground Floor, SP Plaza Complex, Jalan Ibrahim, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah.
Opening Hours: Daily (11.30am hingga 9.30pm)


KS Coins & Collectibles
Address : Lot 1-21, Tingkat 1, Village Mall, Legenda Heights, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah.
Owner: Ng Lai Soon. FB : kedahstamps


Dealers in Melaka:

JJM COLLECTIONS
Address: C124, Dataran Pahlawan Megamall Heritage Gallery, Melaka


Joson Numismatic Collections
No. 46, Jalan Tokong (Temple Street), 75200, Melaka.


Dealers in Pahang:

Goldenlights Antique & curios
Owner: Silmon Loo Yaw Wen
Address: E-2120-1, Jalan Dato Wong Ah Jang, 25100 Kuantan, Pahang.


Dealers in Sabah:

Kadoman Trading Co. Antiques & handicraft art.
Address: 2nd Floor, Wisma Merdeka, Jln Tun Razak, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Owner: Charlie Chau


Ocean Art Gallery.
Address: 2nd Floor, Wisma Merdeka, Jln Tun Razak, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Owner: N T Chong


East Gate Art & Collection.
Address: 2nd Floor, Wisma Merdeka, Jln Tun Razak, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Owner: Adam Goh.


Dealers in Sarawak:

Minat Reka Sdn Bhd
No.1, Ground Floor, Raminway, 96000 Sibu, Sarawak.
Contact: John Goh

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