Bank Negara Malaysia's 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Competition


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PRIZE: The winning entry will receive a RM20,000 cash prize and consolation prizes of RM1,000 will be awarded to each of the ten (10) shortlisted entries.
DEADLINE: 9 April 2008
WEBSITE/URL: http://www.bnm.gov.my/index.php?ch=104&pg=672&ac=585

DESCRIPTION:
Bank Negara Malaysia will commemorate its 50th Anniversary on 26 January 2009. In conjunction with this, the Bank has launched a nationwide Commemorative Coin Design Competition from 10 March to 9 April 2008.

The objective of this competition is to seek a design which best reflects Bank Negara Malaysia’s role in nation building.

The winning design entry will be used to mint and produce the 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin.

The winning entry will receive a RM20,000 cash prize and consolation prizes of RM1,000 will be awarded to each of the ten (10) shortlisted entries.

The competition is open to all Malaysian citizens aged 18 and above.

Please visit http://www.bnm.gov.my for more information on the competition’s terms and conditions. The entry forms can be downloaded from the website and/or obtained at Bank Negara Malaysia’s headquarters (BNMLINK) and its branches in Penang, Kuala Terengganu, Johor Bahru, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.
Coin Design Requirements

1. Each design must depict the following:
* Obverse (Front):
o Theme : Role of Bank Negara Malaysia in Nation Building
* Reverse (Back):
o Bank Negara Malaysia’s logo in the centre of the coin
o The words “Ulang Tahun Ke-50 Bank Negara Malaysia” and the years “1959” and “2009” on the circumference
o Value of coin “RM100”
2. Participants are required to provide a clear rationale and description for their design in type-written form.
3. The design must appear dignified and distinctive. Not more than three colours may be used in the design.
4. The design must be sufficiently easy to engrave.
5. The size of the design to be submitted must be between 140mm and 160mm in diameter.
6. Submission of designs can be in the form of computer-designs or drawn free-hand using colour pencil, acrylic, oil, water-colour or ink.
7. The design submitted must be of the complete set (Obverse and Reverse) and not single side.
8. Entries must be submitted only in printed form or hardcopy with measurement not exceeding A4 paper size. The print-out or hard copy designs must be mounted on a mounting board.

Terms and Conditions1

Eligibility

1. The competition is open to all Malaysian citizens aged 18 and above.
2. Bank Negara Malaysia staff and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate in this competition.

Competition Rules and Regulations

1. Each participant may submit only one set of design (Obverse and Reverse).
2. Each design must be an original piece. Reproduction of existing characters, copyrighted drawings, designs, patterns or symbols is strictly prohibited. The design should not be subject to any legal restrictions or claims. Such designs will be disqualified even if they have been selected as the winning entry and Bank Negara Malaysia assumes no responsibility for any claims or damages resulting from such violations.
3. Each entry must be submitted using a completed Bank Negara Malaysia’s 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Competition Entry Form. The entry form can be obtained at Bank Negara Malaysia’s headquarters (BNMLINK) and its branches in Penang, Kuala Terengganu, Johor Bahru, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu or can be downloaded by clicking on this link.
4. All entries must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the words “Commemorative Coin Design” written on the top left corner of the envelope and mailed/delivered to the following address :

50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Competition Secretariat
Currency Management and Operations Department
Mezzanine Floor
Bank Negara Malaysia
Jalan Dato’ Onn
50480 Kuala Lumpur

5. The closing entry date is 5.00 p.m. Wednesday, 9 April 2008. Please note that proof of posting is not proof of receipt.
6. Late, incomplete, incorrect, illegible or fraudulent entries will be disqualified.
7. All designs submitted, whether successful or otherwise, shall remain the property of Bank Negara Malaysia. Bank Negara Malaysia reserves the right to use, reproduce, adapt, publish and distribute the winning designs without prior approval.
8. Judges’ decisions are final. No appeals or correspondences will be entertained. Only winning entries will be contacted by the organisers. Winners are required to attend the prize-giving ceremony.
9. Cash-prizes are non-transferable, and will only be awarded to the person whose name and I/C number matches the entry.
10. Bank Negara Malaysia reserves the right to use, broadcast or publish the names, photos and information of winners.

For more information, please call:
03 – 2698 8044 ext. 8422 / 7874 / 7309


1 Comment
  1. saifu 14 years ago

    why untill now still can’t c the result ? long time already ????

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