50 Malaysian Sen Coin Design
The 50 Malaysian sen coin front design features the Chinese hibiscus, or China rose, also known as Hawaiian hibiscus or rose mallow, the national flower of Malaysia, followed by the denomination, also the name of the bank, and the issue date.
The coin’s reverse presents the ‘sulur kacang’ (pea tendrils) motif. The design presents a lateral image (“50” or “SEN”) that is shown depending on how the light hits them with the micro letters B, N, and M near the plant. This coin is part of the 2011 – 2021 series, and its rim is smooth with nine indentations; its color is gold.
Text: 2013 50 SEN BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA
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The Malaysian ringgit is the official currency of Malaysia.
Since 1967 the Malaysian ringgit replaced the Malaya and British Borneo dollar at par.
The Bank Negara Malaysia 1971 issued the first coins in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, and 50 sen, also followed by a 1 ringgit coin.
In 1989 Malaysia introduced a second redesigned coins series. Also, In 2005, bank Negara withdrew the 1 ringgit.
In 2011 Malaysia introduced the third coins series, in denominations of 5, 10, 20, and 50 sen.
Malaysia currency symbol
The official currency symbol: is RM. The term “ringgit” originally referred to the serrated edges of silver Spanish dollars that circulated widely in the region from the Philippines to the Spanish East Indies.