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Malaysian Ringgit

Malaysian Ringgit Currency:

Malaysian Ringgit is the official currency of Malaysia. It is divided into 100 Sen. The Central Bank of Malaysia is Bank Negara Malaysia. The official currency code for Malaysia ringgit is MYR and symbol is RM.  Bank Negara Malaysia issued the Malaysian dollar on 12 June 1967. It replaced the Malaya and British Borneo dollar at par. In 1967, the first series of sen coins were introduced in denominations of 1 sen, 5 sen, 10 sen, 20 sen and 50 sen. 1 ringgit coins was introduced in 1971.  Current circulating coins are 5, 10, 20 and 50 sen.

Malaysian dollar banknotes first issued by Bank Negara Malaysia on 6 June 1967 in $1, $5, $10, $50 and $100 denominations. On 2 September 1968, $1000 denomination was issued. In 1982, the second series was issued with Malaysian traditional ornamental designs in $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 and $1000 denominations. $1 notes were discontinued in 1993 and replaced by the $1 coin. In 1996, the third series was issued with designs in the spirit of Wawasan 2020 in denominations of RM1, RM2, RM1, RM10, RM50 and RM 100. Bank Negara issued a new RM 10 note in 2004. Current circulating banknotes are RM1, RM5, RM10,RM20, RM50 and RM100.

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Malaysian Ringgit

Malaysian Ringgit (Malaysia):

Code: MYR

Symbol: RM


1/100 = sen


 RM1, RM5, RM10, RM20, RM50, RM100


5, 10, 20, 50 sen

Unofficial users      

Indonesia (border area)

Philippines (border area)

Thailand (border area)

Vietnam (in certain parts of Ho Chi Minh City)

Central bank:         

Bank Negara Malaysia

Most traded currencies:

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