Technical Details

Date of Issue : 11th April 2011

Stamp Value :  Strip of 5 x 2 (10 Designs)

Sheet Content : 20 stamps

First Day Cover Value : 30 Sen

Perforation 14

Paper : SPM Phosphor Coat

Designer : Kawan Creatif Sdn. Bhd.

Printing Process : Lithography

Printer : Percetakan Keselamatan Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

 

Artifacts

On 14 February 2009, 10 artifacts owned by Jabatan Muzium Malaysia were listed in the National Heritage Register. These artifacts have been categorized as Obvious Objects are amongst 173 heritage objects proclaimed as National Heritage. The National Heritage Register is a Register that contains the list of the details of national heritage under Section 23 National Heritage Act 2005.

The obvious objects from the Museum's Collection listed in the National Heritage Register 2009 are:

Malay Belt Buckle

The pending is an ornamental belt buckle which was worn by Malays as part of their ceremonial costume to secure the sarong or samping as early as the 15th century. The Malay Buckle featured is embossed with a plaited wire design with granules and lotus flower motif. The entire buckle is studded with a variety of coloured gems.

Gold Coin (Deer)

The coin featured on the left is the obverse of the gold coin (deer) believed to have been used during the 16th century depicts a d&s^Qn the right is the reverse of the gold coin which is inscripted in Jawi "Malik Al Adil".

Sireh Set of Sultan Abdul Samad of Selangor

The sireh set featured belongs to Almarhum Sultan Abdul Samad, Selangor (1859-1880) made of silver and plated with gold. The casing is embossed with the design of "ketumbit" flowers, butterflies and the state seal. The receptacles placed inside and the shears are also plated with gold.

Gold Coin of Sultan Muzaffar Shah, Johor

The coin featured is minted from gold and was used during the reign of Sultan Muzaffar Shah, Johor (1564 - 1570). On the left is the obverse side of the coin with the name of Sultan Muzaffar Shah inscripted in Jawi. The reverse of the coin is is depicted on the right with the title of the Sultan as "Khalifatul Mukminin" also inscripted in Jawi.

Arch of Sitting Buddha

This statue of sitting Buddha made of terracotta was found at Pengkalan Bujang, Bujang Valley in the South of Kedah. It is estimated to be dated between 1000-1100 AD.

 

STAMPS

Artifacts of National Heritage 2011 - MNH Set of 10 Stamps 

MNH Set of Stamps 10v in 2 strips of 5

Price - USD3.30

Royal Terengganu Tobacco Box

The custom of chewing tobacco was introduced in this country centuries ago. Tobacco boxes were an important part of the Malay regalia particularly among the royalty and noble men who wore tobacco boxes suspended from a chain around the waist.

The gold tobacco box featured belongs to the Terengganu royal family approximately during the 18th century is an excellent workmanship by Malay craftsman. It is made in the shape of a ten-pointed star with multi-petal motif designs. In the middle bears a flower design with inlaid with a red ruby with red glass stones surrounding it.

Gold Coin of Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah, Johor

The coin featured is minted from gold and was used during the reign of Sultan Muzaffar Shah, Johor (1564 - 1570). On the left is the obverse side of the coin with the name of Sultan Muzaffar Shah inscripted in Jawi. The reverse of the coin is is depicted on the right with the title of the Sultan as "Khalifatul Mukminin" also inscripted in Jawi.

Dong S'on Bell

This bronze Dong So'n bell was found in a village named Kampung Pencu, Muar. The designs and patterns on the bronze bell indicates that it originates from Don S'on, North Vietnam. It is dated sometime during the 15th century that is during the Funan Empire.

Gold Coin of Sultan Zainal Abidin II Terengganu

The coin featured is minted from gold and is used during the reign of Sultan Zainal Abidin Shah II. On the left is the obverse side of the coin with the name of Sultan Zainal Abidin Shah II (1793-1808) inscripted in Jawi. The reverse of the coin is depicted on the right with the title of the Sultan as "Khalifatul Mukminin" in Jawi.

Statue of Avalokitesvara

This statue of Avalokitesvara was found in a tin mine that belonging to Anglo Oriental, at Bidor in Perak in 1936. It is made of bronze and has eight arms of which however, one hand is broken. It is dated sometime between the 7th and the 12th centuries AD, when the culture of the region was Hindu-Buddhist The statue weighs 63kg and stands at 93cm high.

 

FULL SHEETS STAMPS

Full Sheet

Price - USD12.90

 

 

First Day Cover

Artificats of National Heritage 2011 - FDC

Price - USD3.90

 

FOLDER

Artificats of National Heritage 2011 - Folder

Price USD5.90

 


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