Friday, October 17, 2008

Thai Commermorative Note - 50th Wedding Anniversary of Their Majesties King And Queen In Conjunction With The Coronation

This Thai commemorative banknote was issued on 8 May 2000 by bank of Thailand to commemorate the auspicious occasions of the Royal Golden Wedding Anniversary of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit and the 50th Coronation Anniversary of His Majesty the King in 2000. This is also to honor Their Majesties' love for each other and to pledge respectful allegiance to Their Majesties, who have been caring for the well-being of the people for more than 50 years.

There are two different denomination of this commemorative banknote i.e. 50 Baht and 500,000 Baht. A total of 999,999 notes were printed for 50 Baht note and 1,998 were printed in the denomination of 500,000 Baht.

The front features the portrait of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen SiriKit. It also depicts the picture of the Coronation ceremony and the investiture ceremony of Her Majesty the Queen.

The back features The picture of Their Majesties the King and Queen during the wedding ceremony presided over by the Queen Grandmother.

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