Commemorative proof coin in honor of...
This incredible Silver note is part of the “Skyline Dollars” that features prominent cities from around the world, in this – Kuala Lumpur. The note has an incredible thin and flexible sheet design, has a Proof quality and comes laminated and incorporate a Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to 5.000 pcs worldwide.
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Availability date: 07/06/2017
Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, or more commonly called KL is the national capital of Malaysia as well as its largest city. The city covers an area of 243 km2 (94 sq mi) and has an estimated population of 1.7 million as of 2015. Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as the Klang Valley, is an urban agglomeration of 7.2 million people as of 2013. It is among the fastest growing metropolitan regions in South-East Asia, in terms of population and economy. Kuala Lumpur is the seat of the Parliament of Malaysia. The city was once home to the executive and judicial branches of the federal government, but they were moved to Putrajaya in early 1999. Some sections of the judiciary still remain in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. The official residence of the Malaysian King, the Istana Negara, is also situated in Kuala Lumpur. Rated as an alpha world city, Kuala Lumpur is the cultural, financial and economic centre of Malaysia due to its position as the capital as well as being a key city. Kuala Lumpur is one of three Federal Territories of Malaysia, enclaved within the state of Selangor, on the central west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Since the 1990s, the city has played host to many international sporting, political and cultural events including the 1998 Commonwealth Games and the Formula One Grand Prix. Kuala Lumpur has undergone rapid development in recent decades. It is home to the tallest twin buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers, which have become an iconic symbol of Malaysia's futuristic development.
The reverse of the note features the beautiful Clock Tower of the Sultan Abdul Samad building over a background of the Kuala Lumpur skyscrapers. On the right of the reverse, the inscriptions: “1” and “Kuala Lumpur” – the name of the note. On the bottom left, the inscription: “Skyline Dollar” – the name of the series. The obverse of the note depicts the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: “ELIZABETH II” – the name of the Queen, “COOK ISLANDS” – the issue country, “1 Dollar” – the face value, “Ag .999 5 g” – the fineness of the Silver and the weight of the note, “5000 pcs” – the mintage, “150x70 mm” – the size of the note, “2017” – the year of issue and the Certificate of Authenticity.