The Malaysian ringgit
The Malaysian Ringgit (also known as Malaysian dollar) is the official currency of the Malaysian Federation since June 1967. The Ringgit has the ISO 4217 MYR code and is represented by the RM symbol.
The Malaysian Ringgit is divided into 100 sen. These two names (Ringgit and Sen) were officially adopted in August 1975.
Today, Ringgit coins and bills are issued by the Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia).
Sens coins that you can find in circulation are 5, 10, 20 and 50 sen.
On the other hand, Ringgit bank notes that you can find in circulation have the following denominations: 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 Ringgit.
Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia)
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