600 Malaysian ringgit Banknote Design
The 600 Malaysian ringgit commemorative note front design features a royal throne encircled by the portraits of 15 Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the crescent and a 14-pointed federal star on top.
The reverse of the note illustrates the nine rulers signing the Federation of Malaya Independence Agreement, followed also by Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, the National Palace, the Perdana Putra, the Parliament building, and the Palace of Justice. The design is completed with the Bank Negara Malaysia Logo. The lettering of the note is presented in the Malay language. This note is part of the 2017 commemorative series: ‘’60th Anniversary of Independence’’. Its color is yellow and green on a multicolor underprint.
Text: BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA RINGGIT MALAYSIA 600 بڠک نݢارا مليسيا ريڠڬيت مليسيا.
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The Malaysian ringgit is the official currency of Malaysia.
In 1967 the Malaysian ringgit replaced the Malaya and British Borneo dollar at par.
The Bank Negara Malaysia issued the first banknotes in denominations of $1, $5, $10, $50, and also $100.
In 1982 Malaysia introduced the second banknote series, which introduced the $20 and $500 notes, also followed by the $1000 in 1894.
Also, in 1993, Malaysia replaced the $ 1 note with a coin.
In 1996 Malaysia introduced the third banknotes series, in denominations of RM1, RM2, RM5, RM10, RM50, and RM100.
In 2008 Malaysia introduced the fourth and currently circulating banknote.
Although all four series of banknotes (save the 500 and 1000) are still legal currency, specific merchants may refuse to accept the first and second series banknotes (rarely seen now).
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.