Malaysia 1976 25 ringgit

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Malaysia 1976 25 ringgit Rosenblum 53529.jpg

This specimen honors the rhinoceros hornbill, a bird native to Malaysia, Indonesia and New Guinea. It is from a recent William Rosenblum sale (Littleton, CO, February 2012) and is a seldom seen type. An accompanying 500 ringgit (KM 21) honored the tapir.

Recorded mintage: 40,000 plus 8,008 proofs.

Specification: 35 g, .925 fine silver, 1.040 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 20.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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