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Interesting Facts about Auction of Malaysian Banknotes with Special Serial Numbers!

Auction of Malaysian Banknotes with Special Serial Numbers series has been organized since year 2014. It was the collectors’ great news when it first introduced back then with attractive starting prices. The source of the Banknotes are from Bank Negara, therefore it serves as a sound provenance. The said auction series was organized averagely once or twice a year, with only a very limited number of banknotes being put up for public bidding. There was totally seven auction events so far and the last one was held in March 2018, which is about one year and one month before the next coming event on 27 July 2019.

The Certificate of Authenticity was introduced during the second auction for star lot and it was in this auction that the highest sale record was achieved at RM76,000 at a single banknote of RM100, serial number AA8888888. The same record was sustained in the last auction on 10 March 2018, also for RM100 denomination.

It is interesting to see some statistics of hammer prices for each denomination ranging from the several categories of special serial numbers. As such, we have recently compiled some interesting information of our past seven auctions for sharing with our readers.

Denomination : RM 1  

 

Lowest Hammer Price (RM)

Highest Hammer Price (RM)

Low Numbers

1,800

17,000

Super Low Numbers

6,000

11,000

Ladder Number

850

2,000

Super Ladder Number

1,700

3,500

Single Solid Number

700

8,600

Super Single Solid Number

1,600

28,000

Super 10 Million Number

12,000

12,000


Denomination : RM 5

 

Lowest Hammer Price (RM)

Highest Hammer Price (RM)

Low Numbers

6,000

13,000

Super Low Numbers

30,000

30,000

Ladder Number

1,400

2,600

Super Ladder Number

3,600

5,100

Single Solid Number

1,600

10,000

Super Single Solid Number

5,500

39,000

10 Million Number

5,000

16,000

Super 10 Million Number

18,000

18,000


Denomination : RM 10

 

Lowest Hammer Price (RM)

Highest Hammer Price (RM)

Low Numbers

3,900

8,500

Super Low Numbers

15,000

20,000

Ladder Number

600

3,000

Single Solid Number

1,300

7,000

Super 10 Million Number

5,000

15,000


Denomination : RM 20

 

Lowest Hammer Price (RM)

Highest Hammer Price (RM)

Low Numbers

6,400

14,000

Ladder Number

2,000

3,400

Super Ladder Number

3,000

3,000

Single Solid Number

1,800

16,500

Super Single Solid Number

15,500

15,500

Super 10 Million Number

35,000

35,000


Denomination : RM 50

 

Lowest Hammer Price (RM)

Highest Hammer Price (RM)

Low Numbers

6,400

14,000

Ladder Number

2,000

3,400

Super Ladder Number

3,000

3,000

Single Solid Number

1,800

16,500

Super Single Solid Number

15,500

15,500

Super 10 Million Number

35,000

35,000


Denomination : RM 100

 

Lowest Hammer Price (RM)

Highest Hammer Price (RM)

Low Numbers

6,400

14,000

Ladder Number

2,000

3,400

Super Ladder Number

3,000

3,000

Single Solid Number

1,800

16,500

Super Single Solid Number

15,500

15,500

Super 10 Million Number

35,000

35,000


Please take note that the above statistic is meant for general reference only and it does not represent any warranty or guarantee in any kind.

The upcoming auction event information are as follow:

Event: Eighth Auction of Malaysian Banknotes with Special Serial Numbers
Auction Date & Time: 27 April 2019 at 10.30 a.m.
Registration Time: 8.30 a.m. onward
Venue : Auditorium, Sasana Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia

Session & Time : 
Session 1 - 10.30 a.m.
Session 2 - 12.30 p.m.

Online Bidding Platform: www.best2bid.com

Download E-Catalogue : (Click Here)

Note: Strictly no cash settlement on the purchase during auction day

For more information, please drop us a message at our website or contact our hotline at 017-400 6661 or email us at [email protected]. We are pleased at be at your service!

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