Malaysia 1976 25 ringgit
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.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.