The inaugural meeting of the Malaysia
Numismatic Society (MNS) was held on 19th. May 1968 at the Malayan
Nam Ann Low Clansman Association, 17C, Jalan Gereja, Kuala Lumpur.
The Society's proposed rules and regulations, drafted by the late
Mr. Sim Ewe Eong, were discussed and adopted. The founder members
present at the inaugural meeting were the late Mr. Sim Ewe Eong
the late Mr. H. Ottevanger, Mr. Tony Lye Fong Nge, the late Mr. C.C.
Low, the late Mr. M.L.A. Rashid, Mr. Yee Yue Phang, Mr. Low Yow Tian
and Mr. J.M.M. Bell.
The Society was formally registered by
the Registrar of Societies on 2nd. October 1968. The registration
number is 452 (Selangor) under file registration R.S.M. 489/68.
The registered address of the Society
at its inception was No. 8, Jalan Utara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
(the late Mr. C.C. Low's residence). On 12th. July 1969, the address
was changed to No. 3, Jalan Taman, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (the late
Mr. H. Ottevanger's residence). The Society finally moved to its
present permanent address c/o National Museum, Jalan Damansara, Kuala
Lumpur on 29th. April 1971 by courtesy of the Director General of
Museums Malaysia, Datuk Sharum bin Yub. We secured the present P.O.
Box 12367 on 3rd. April 1969 to take care of all mail
correspondence. The Society's official website (www.money.org.my)
was launched on 7th. August 2005.