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). Three type of commemorative coins were released by BNM in RM100 Gold Proof Coin, RM10 Silver Proof Coin and RM1 Nordic Gold Brilliant Uncirculated (B.U) Coin.
The St. John Ambulance f Malaysia Commemorative Coin Proof 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.
More information on the sales outlet for these commemorative coins, please visit BNM's website.
RM100 Gold Proof
Composition : Gold Au 999.9
Diameter : 22 mm
Weight : 7.98 gram
Mintage Quantity : 100 piece/set
Selling Price : RM1,248.00
RM10 Silver Proof
Composition : Silver Ag 92.5
Diameter : 37.7 mm
Weight : 21 gram
Mintage Quantity : 350 piece/set
Selling Price : RM138.00