Largest legal banknote
Bank Negara Malaysia
814 square centimetre(s)
Malaysia ()

The largest legal banknote measures 814 cm² (126.17 in²), achieved by Bank Negara Malaysia (Malaysia) on 29 December 2017. The 22 cm x 37 cm (8.6 in x 14.5 in) banknote were creating in conjunction with the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the Federation of Malaya Independence Agreement of 1957. The banknote is worth 600 Malaysian ringgit (approximately £101.60; US$128.82). The note features all 15 leaders of Malaysia during its first 60 years of independence.

Prior to his, some of the largest paper money ever issued was also some of the oldest: the one-kuan note of the Chinese Ming Dynasty issue of 1368-99, which measured 23 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in). However, other large notes have been issued in recent times, and the last record holder before the Malaysian note was a 1998 100,000 piso note from the Philippines, issued in commemoration of its centennial of independence, which measured 356 mm x 216 mm (14 in x 8.5 in).