Thursday, November 7, 2019

Myanmar issued Aung San gold coin

Today, The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) has issued a new tical gold coin with a portrait of late national hero Bogyoke Aung San. The new tical gold coin has a diameter of 26.0 millimeters ( mm) and a thickness of 2.0 mm.

Aung San coin

At the center of the face of the new gold coin is a portrait of Bogyoke Aung San with the words “Aung San” written at the bottom. Along the circumference of the coin, “Central Bank of Myanmar”, and “16.329 gm 999.9 Fine Gold” will be etched in the English language.

The coin opposite will show words in Burmese "Central Bank of Myanmar 2018", "a tical", "999.9 Fine Gold".

The gold coins can be purchased from the first week of November, 2019 at the Myanmar Gems Enterprise sale centers in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay.

CBM has been issuing quality tical, half-tical, and a quarter- tical gold coins since 1991. It has also introduced a new quarter- tical quality gold coin in 2018. A single star is depicted in the center of the tical gold coin. Images of a plowing farmer and an elephant hauling a log are depicted on the half- and a quarter- tical gold coins, and image of Bogyoke is depicted at the center of the new quarter-tical quality gold coin.
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Friday, October 25, 2019

4th Trigo KL Money Show 25 October 2019

4th Trigo Kuala Lumpur International Money Show start today (25 October 2019) until Sunday (27 October 2019) at Anggerik Suite 1 & 2, Level 2, Hilton Hotel Petaling Jaya, (P.J. Hilton), Petaling Jaya, Selangor. 24 exhibitors will be participating in the 2019 KL Money Show.

Money Show

This year, a hornbill is featured on the entrance ticket. Paper Money Guaranty™ (PMG®) can certify and encapsulate the ticket with Special Label for 4th Trigo KL Money Show.

4th Trigo ticket

This is the only official souvenir from that show. The ticket includes various anti-counterfeiting elements, including optical variable ink, background printing, fluorescent ink, a security thread, and registration features that are difficult to imitate.

4th Trigo Kuala Lumpur International Money Show Exhibitors (Official list):
  • No. A3: Alexey Zemlyakov (Russia)
  • No. A11: Colonial Coins & Banknotes (USA)
  • No. A5: Alwrich Numismatics (Singapore)
  • No. A4: Denis Lapaev (Russia)
  • No. B1: Di Wang Coins (China)
  • No. F6: GBCA (China)
  • No. B9: Eccles Coins & Banknotes (New Zealand)
  • No. F4: Intrepid Numismatics & Philately (Hong Kong)
  • No. A1: Heritage Auctions (USA)
  • No. B2: Henry Hinrose (Japan)
  • No. B3: Joshua D. Risi (Colombia)
  • No. B11: Super Buy HK Company (Hong Kong)
  • 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: (Malaysia)
  • 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: Hon Numismatics (Hong Kong)
  • No. B8: Shanghai Tian Li Collection (China)
  • No. F1: Trigometric (Malaysia)
  • No. B12: PCRP (China)

Welcome to Malaysia to all International exhibitors for 4th Trigo Kuala Lumpur International Money Show.
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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Malaysia Banknotes set sold for RM636,000

A complete set of 50 Ringgit, 4th Series, fancy numbers banknotes signed by Aziz Taha sold for RM636,000 (including buyer premium) in Trigometric Auction 10/2019 held today (24 October) at Hilton Hotel, Petaling Jaya. Fancy serial numbers banknotes are banknotes with a “special” serial numbers — solid digits, radars, low serial numbers 1 through 10, etc.

Malaysia Banknotes

The complete set of 4th series RM50 fancy numbers banknotes (Lot 0528) includes; Low no. B/82 000001-10, Solid 1's-Solid's 9's & Golden number B/85 1000000. All banknotes are graded by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) 64UNC-66EPQ. Total 20pcs ( 3pcs with Remarks Stain-No.10, Solid's 3 & 7) of fancy numbers 4th series RM50 sold for record price RM636,000.

Hong Kong $10

Another highlight of the auction is a 1922 Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation - Cheefoo $10 Color Trial, S/No. 00000, Perforated CANCELLED. The banknote is About Uncirculated (AU) very minor pin hole on top and bottom, almost unnoticeable, extremely rare in this condition.

The 1922 Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation - Cheefoo $10 Color Trial (lot 0057), 1922 Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation - Cheefoo $5 Color Trial (lot 0056) and 1922 Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation - Cheefoo $1 Color Trial (lot 0057) sold for RM50,000 each (without buyer premium).

1 sen 1970

A 1 sen 1970 Copper Clad Steel (lot 1013) graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as an MS 62BN sold for RM11,000 (without buyer premium).

One of the most popular lots for this auction are the Commemorative Banknotes in conjunction with the 60th Anniversary of the Signing of the Federation of Malaya Independence Agreement. Starting with 60 Ringgit Commemorative banknotes (lot 0489) signed by Muhammad Ibrahim S/no. MRR 0003993, PMG 67EPQ sold for RM2,600 (without buyer premium). After that, another 60 Ringgit Commemorative banknotes (lot 0491) S/no. MRR 0002727, PMG 68EPQ sold for RM3,200.

Single RM600 Commemorative Banknote (lot 0495) for the 60th Anniversary of the Signing of the Federation of Malaya Independence Agreement sold for RM9,000 (without buyer premium). The banknote serial number is MRR 0002019, graded PMG 64UNC with folder. The highest price for a single World largest banknote sold in auction this year.

MRR 0002897

A pair of RM60 & RM600 Commemorative banknotes with Match serial numbers MRR 0002897 sold for RM13,000 (without buyer premium). The banknotes pair are graded by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) as 67EPQ & 68EPQ, it came with folder.

Congratulations to Trigometric Sdn Bhd team for another successful auction. Eventhough the auction event ends at approximately 9:30 pm, many collectors still wait until the auction event ends.
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