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Pacific Area Travel Association (PATA) ’86 Coin, Silver Proof Coins and Medallic First Day Cover

As coin collectors, it is quite common to able to sight the usual or normal $1 commemorative cupro nickel coin and silver proof coins  PATA 1986 , but have you seen the following  14 pieces PATA’86 coin medallion which is a very special limited edition of FIRST COMPLETE MEDALLIC FIRST DAY COVER COLLECTION OF MALAYSIA comprising the Federal Territory and all the 13 states commemorating Pacific Area Travel Association (PATA) ’86.?

Malaysia being the host Country for the Pacific Area Travel Association (PATA) ’86 held in Kuala Lumpur from 9th to 16th April 1986 commemorated the occasion by issuing a hard folder cover with :-

  • Medallic First Day Cover covering the the Federal Territory and thirteen states of Malaysia;
  • Each Medallic First Day cover has the six(6) official stamps issued by the Postal Services Department of Malaysia
  • 24 KARAT GOLD-ON-BRONZE MEDAL STRUCK BY THE BIRMINGHAM MINT ENGLAND;
  • On the individual coin medallion, the individual states was depicted with design/culture & speciality of the stipulated state and
  • This special edition is only limited t0 2,500 set WORLDWIDE.

In this first part of article is some basic or details of this limited edition and on the second part of the article showing all the pictures of the individual 14 pieces of the coin medallions.

The hard folder which contains the individual 14 pieces of  FDC and the coin medallions

The hard folder which contains the individual 14 pieces of FDC and the coin medallions

Certificate of Authenticity. Limited Edition of only 2,500 sets WORLDWIDE

Certificate of Authenticity. Limited Edition of only 2,500 sets WORLDWIDE

 

Original plastic holder for the FDC & medallion is plastic but now replaced by author to black color

Original plastic holder for the FDC & medallion is plastic but now replaced by author to black color

 

 

On the right side of the FDC is the six(6) stamps issued by our Malaysian Postal Authority.

On the right side of the FDC is the six(6) stamps issued by our Malaysian Postal Authority.

 

Front side of a typical FDC , on left pictures, center the coin and left side the stamps

Front side of a typical FDC , on left pictures, center the coin and left side the stamps

 

Reverse side of the First Day Cover with the PATA mascot medallion. Every FDC has this PATA'86 mascot effigy

Reverse side of the First Day Cover with the PATA mascot medallion. Every FDC has this PATA’86 mascot effigy

Clearer picture of PATA'86 on medallion

Clearer picture of PATA’86 on medallion

See SECOND PART of this article on the design  of the various medallion of 14 states.

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