Limited Edition: 1957 pieces
This 1 Dirham 999 59th Merdeka is only limited to 1957 pieces. 1957 pieces symbolizes Malaysia most historical year, the year when Malaysia achieved its independence. Therefore, for the very first time this 1 Dirham Merdeka will be accompanied with its own serial number starting from 0001 to 1957 on its certification card.
Iconic design: Father of Independence, 59th Independence, 14 stars and
We are honored to feature Malaysia’s Father of Independence and first Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tunku Abdul Rahman on our 1 Dirham Merdeka.
The 14 stars shows the unity of 13 states in Malaysia and the Federal Government, while the crescent moon represents Islam as the country’s official religion.
“59” signifies that 31st August 2016 will mark our 59th year as a free and independent country.
Certification card: Sultan Abdul Samad Building, National Monument (Tugu Negara), Malaysia flag
One of the biggest building in its era, this beautiful Sultan Abdul Samad Building was initially built on 1897 as the offices for the Federal Secretariat. This building is a significant landmark as it’s the place where the Union Jack flag was lowered and Malayan flag was raised up for the first time on 31st August 1957.
Tugu Negara or National Monument is a bronze sculpture that was built to show our appreciations and massive respects to the fallen Malayan army during the colonization era. Malaysian flag will always be the identity of all Malaysians. A combination of striking red (bravery), blue (unity), yellow (royal) and white (pure) colors is one of the main features of this limited Dirham Merdeka edition!