Coins from Malaysia

Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia, on the Malay peninsula and Borneo, bordering Thailand, Brunei and Indonesia. It was inhabited of many states, sultanates and kingdoms known collectively as the 'Malay States' by the British, who established colonial footholds in the area such as Penang and Singapore as early as 1786 and 1819 respectively. From 1867 the Crown Colony of the Straits Settlements had been established; the British supported ventures to consolidate British influence in the other states; by 1909 they were in a dominant position as well as in neighbouring North Borneo and Sarawak. During WWII the British possessions were occupied by the Japanese from 1942 until 1945; afterwards local instability led to the Malay Federation becoming independent in 1963, Singapore was expelled in 1965. Since then Malaysia has become a thriving local economic powerhouse, being on the strategic Straits of Malacca. As of 2018 Malaysia has a population of about 31.8 million, and it currently uses the Malaysian ringgit.
Wikidata: Q833

See also: Malay peninsula, Malaya, Straits Settlements, Malaya and British Borneo, North Borneo, Sarawak

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Ringgit (1967-date)

100 Sen = 1 Ringgit

Available for swap 25 Sen - Agong XII (Brown Shrike)

Non-circulating coin: Endangered Species Series
Brass • 9.1600 g • ⌀ 30 mm
KM# 100, N# 14198
Available for swap 1 Ringgit - Agong XII (Tunku Abdul Rahman)

Non-circulating coin: Century of Tunku Abdul Rahman
Copper-nickel • 16.8 g • ⌀ 33.7 mm
KM# 114, N# 14201
Available for swap 1 Ringgit - Agong XII (30th Islamic Development Bank Meeting)

Non-circulating coin: 30th Annual Meeting Islamic Development Bank
Nordic gold • 9.16 g • ⌀ 30 mm
KM# 132, N# 14199