Wednesday, November 14, 2012

2008 St. John Ambulance of Malaysia (SJAM) Commemorative RM10 proof Coin

These commemorative coins were issued by Bank Negara Malaysia on 24 June 2008 to commemorate the 100th anniversary and establishment of St. John Ambulance of Malaysia (SJAM).

Price: RM888

Technical Specification

RM10 Silver Proof
Composition : Silver Ag 92.5
Diameter : 37.7 mm
Weight : 21 gram
Mintage Quantity : 350 piece/set
The obverse of these coins depict the SJAM's volunteers providing emergency medical assistance to members of the public. The name "St. John Ambulans Malaysia " appears on the upper circumference of the coin, whilst the official motto of SJAM "Perkhidmatan Bagi Manusia" or "Service to Mankind" appears on the lower circumference.
The reverse of these coins depict the official emblem of SJAM at the centre of the coin. A plant with yellow flowers "St.John's Wort", an herb used for wounds, burns, insect bites and as a treatment for malaria, is depicted encircling the lower half of the emblem. The upper circumference shows the words "Ulang Tahun Ke-100" signifying 100 years of SJAM's existence whilst the words "BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA" as the issuing authority appear on the lower circumference. The denomination is reflected on the lower centre of the coin.

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