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AA8888888 can be your collection for future (banknote…)

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AA8888888 is a serial number for a banknote which you may bid for. Yes, this is another form of alternative investment but be ready to store them in good condition to wait for it to appreciate in value. Yes, this is already the 5th Auction of Malaysian Banknotes with Special Serial Numbers by Bank Negara Malaysia. The event would be held on 3 September 2016 in Auditorium, Sasana Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). The auction will be conducted by the Bank’s appointed auctioneer, MNP Auctioneers (Central) Sdn. Bhd. (MNP).

Yes, if we have some special numbered banknotes, it may be good to also bring along to the auction and get some expert opinions from the auctioneer, Mr. Stephen Soon. No one knows if that piece of RM1 that you have currently may be worth a holiday for your family. 🙂

bnmbanknotesAs per BNM, the auction is to provide equal opportunity to all members of the public to obtain these coveted banknotes with special serial numbers such as AZ10000000 or AA8888888. These special serial number banknotes may command premium in the collectors’ market. The auction will also serve as one of the initiatives by BNM to promote interest and greater appreciation in numismatics amongst the general public. The types of banknotes that will be auctioned include sets of the first 10 banknotes (e.g. BM 0000001 – 0000010), solid numbers (e.g. AR 8888888), super solid numbers with repetitive prefix (e.g. BB 3333333), ten millions numbers with repetitive prefix (e.g. CC 10000000) and ladder numbers (e.g. BK1234567).

To be eligible to bid, registration for online bidding can be done at Further information on the auction can be obtained at MNP’s website, Actually, even if it’s just to learn what’s so awesome about banknotes, why not register and attend the event. Yes, usually the bidders would include even non-Malaysians too. Happy learning.

written on 25 Aug 2016

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  1. I know people collect rare/special notes and coins, but didn’t know Bank Negara actually held auctions for these kind of things! On a side note, I have a habit (picked up from my dad, lol) of using up notes that have the number ‘4’ in them first… hahaha!

    August 26, 2016
    • Nice. You are on the right track.

      August 27, 2016

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