Malaysia Bunga Raya Series 1988 5 Sen Trial Pattern Coin.
The second series of Malaysian coins for normal circulation were issued on 4th September 1989. There were in 5 denominations ( 1 sen, 5 sen, 10 sen, 20 sen, 50 sen & RM1.00 ). The obverse of each coin depicted the national flower, the Bunga Raya (hibiscus)design. The technical specifications of these coins were the same as for the first series, the Parliament Building series, except that the one Ringgit of the second series was smaller in size and made of a copper zinc-tin alloy with Kris on obverse against a songket background.
This is a piece of 5 sen second series of Malaysian coin dated 1988 with a Spinning Top against a songket background on obverse. It is a Trial Pattern Strike coin.
This 5 sen Trial Pattern Strike coin will be listed for auction in the Collectibles Auction Asia No. 8/2016 which to be held on 8th October 2016 at Landmark Village Hotel, Victoria Street in Singapore.
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