The notes of this series from 1 cent to 10 dollars were dated 1 July 1941, those of 50, 100 and 1,000 dollars 1 January 1942, while the 10,000 dollar notes were signed and dated on the day of their issue. The Chairman for the Currency Board was H. Weisberg. The emergency issues of 10 cents with King George VI as the portrait was issued on 15 August 1940, designed and printed by the Survey Department (F.M.S.) in Kuala Lumpur with the controlled serial number. On 1 September 1940, also an emergency issues of 25 cents was designed and printed by the Survey Department with King George VI as the portrait. On 1 July 1941, a set of new regular issues, with the denomination of 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents was printed by Thomas de la Rue & Co. Ltd. , London with the portrait of King George VI . Also on the same date of 1 July 1941, the 1, 5 and 10 dollar notes were engraved and printed by Waterlow & Sons Ltd. , London, and the higher denomination of 50, 100, 1000 and 10,000 dollar notes were printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., Surrey, London.
Country : Malaya ( 1st July 1941 )
Description : The Straits Settlement & Malay State
Denomination : 50 Cent
Issued By : Board of Commisioners Of Currency Malaya
Signed By : Chairman of The Commisioners ~ Sir H. Weisberg
Printed By :Thomas De La Rue & Company Limited London
Observe : Albert Frederick Arthur George ( King George VI )