The Last Queen's Portraits

The Last Queen Portraits

In the 1950s, the British territories in Malaya and Borneo decided these territories should have a common currency board which would issue a common currency - the Malaya and the British Borneo note. This currency replaced older notes that featured King George VI in 1954 and was in turn replaced by a design featuring elements of Malayan life when Malaya achieved independence in 1957.

Learn more about the Last Queen's Portraits, which remained the common currency for the currency union partners until 1967 when Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei decided to print their own national currencies.

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