THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Wednesday launched the 2010 Heritage Orchids of Singapore Coin Set for sale.

The coins are a tribute to the Heritage Orchids of Singapore and the series has been popular with coin collectors.

The 2010 set will be the final set of coins in the series.

Two local hybrids, the Aranda Noorah Alsagoff and the Aranthera Anne Black, are featured on the coins and also on two types of Nets Flashpay Cards that will be issued with the coin set.

There is a limited number of both coins and cards. Only 8,000 of the 2-in-1 $5 Silver Proof Coin set, 3,000 of the 2-in-1 Nets Flashpay Card set and 1,000 of the $5 Silver Proof Coin and Nets Flashpay Cards set are available.

Both coins and cards will be sold by The Singapore Mint, and orders must reach The Singapore Mine by Nov 14 Nov.

For enquiries and orders the public can contact The Singapore Mint at 6566 2626/6339 0886 or at

Orchids coin set on sale