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What is the Malaysian currency?

Ringgit notes - currency of Malaysia

Malaysia has its own currency called the ringgit. You will see it referenced in short-form throughout the country as RM. One Ringgit or 1 RM consists of 100 sens (100 cents).

What is the USD to Ringgit currency conversion?

Currency values fluctuate daily and over time, but one 1 RM = approximately USD$0.25. One USD$1 will get your just over RM 4. As of this writing in November 2018, 1 RM = US$0.248. So a quarter in the USA is equivalent to one ringgit in Malaysia.

What is the GBP to Ringgit currency conversion?

One 1 RM equals approximately GBP£0.185. So Just under 19 pence in the United Kingdom will buy you one Ringgit. GBP £1

One £1 will get your just over RM 5.3.  As of this writing in November 2018, 1 RM = GBP £0.185. So almost 20p. This, of course, fluctuates with international currency market rates.

What is the CAD to Ringgit currency conversion?

One 1 RM equals approximately CAD$0.315. So Just under 32 cents in Canada will buy you one Ringgit

A single Canadian buck – CAD$1 – will get your just over RM 3.10, as of this writing in Nov 2018. This will, of course, fluctuate with international currency rates on a day to day basis.

What is the Euro to Ringgit currency conversion?

One 1 RM equals approximately EUR$0.212. So Just under 21 cents in Europe will buy you one Ringgit.

A single Eurodollar – EU$1 – will get your just over RM 4.71, as of this writing in Nov 2018. This, of course, fluctuates with international currency rates.

What is the Australian Dollar to Ringgit currency conversion?

One 1 RM equals approximately AUS$0.XXX. So Just under XXX cents in Australia will buy you one Ringgit.

A single Aussie buck – AUD$1 – will get your just over RM 3.01, as of this writing in Nov 2018. This, of course, fluctuates with international currency rates.

What denominations is the Ringgit available in?

The Ringgit comes in various coins 5, 10 20, 50 sens (cents). It also comes in RM 1 note, RM 5 note, RM 10 note, RM 20 note, RM 50 note and RM 100 note. It also comes in larger single note values.

What does the word ringgit mean, and where does it come from?

According to Wikipedia, he word ringgit is an old term for “jagged” in the Malay language. It was originally used to refer to the serrated edges of silver Spanish dollars which circulated widely in the area during the 16th and 17th century period when the Portuguese colonized the region. In modern usage ringgit is used almost solely to refer to the currency. In Malay slang you may here someone refer to money as a buck, but they mean ringgit and not a Western dollar.