Monday, December 8, 2008

Thai Banknote - 14th Series

The theme of this 14th Series of Thai banknote intends to promote the contribution of the Chakri Dynasty Kings on the development of the country through various sectors or activities i.e. agriculture, education, religion and literary works. The Chakri Dynasty has ruled Thailand since the founding of King Rama I in 1782 until King Rama IX (current).

Three denominations were introduced in this series. They are issued in 100 Baht, 500 Baht and 1000 Baht. The reserve of these notes depict the great rulers of Thailand during the Chakri Dynasty.

This 100 Baht note was issued on 20 October 1994. The front features the the portrait of King Rama IX, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The back feature the statue of King Rama V and VI, King Chulalongarn and King Vachirawut

This 500 Baht note was issued on 3 April 1996. The front features the the portrait of King Rama IX, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The back features the King Rama I and II, King Phra Putayodfa and King Phra Putalertla Napalai

This 1000 Baht note was issued on 10 August 1992. The front features the the portrait of King Rama IX, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The back features the King Rama IX and Queen Sirikit on the background of the country development activities.

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