Bank Negara Malaysia revealed the new series of Malaysian banknotes today, Wednesday 21 December 2011. The new series draws its inspiration from the distinctive features of Malaysia, incorporating elements of the country’s natural treasures, culture and heritage. Themed ‘Distinctively Malaysia’, the banknotes features traditional expressions in the art and craft, natural wonders, flora and fauna and the economy. The banknotes issued are in the denominations of RM1, RM5, RM10, RM20 and RM100. Commemorative sets are on sale starting today, Thursday 22 December 2011.