Saturday, August 8, 2009

Thai Banknote - 15th Series

The 15th Series of Thai banknote was released with an aim to draw the public attention to the benevolent deeds of the monarchs of the Chakri Dynasty in their contribution to the development of agriculture, science religion and finance.

There are five denominations in this series of banknote which include 20 Baht, 50 Baht, 100 Baht, 500 Baht and 1000 Baht. Among these, the earliest released banknote was the 50 Baht which was back then printed on opacified polymer substrate and was issued in August 1997. Follow by the 1000 Baht note which was introduced in November 1999 (Type 1 without hologram foil stripe) and 500 Baht note in August 2001.

The latest released notes are 20 Baht, 50 Baht, 100 Baht and 1000 Baht (with hologram foil strip) in between year of 2003 to 2005.

This 20 Baht banknote was issued by Bank of Thailand on 3 March 2003. The front features the portrait of King Rama IX in the uniform of the Supreme Commander. The back features the portrait of HM the King Ananda Mahidoll with the picture of HM proceeding to visit people at Sam Peng and Illustration of Rama VII Bride.

This 50 Baht banknote was issued by Bank of Thailand on 1 October 2004. The front features the portrait of King Rama IX in the uniform of the Supreme Commander. The back features the monument of King Rama IV, the Phra Pathom Chedi, a telescope and a celestial globe.

This 100 Baht banknote was issued by Bank of Thailand on 21 October 2005. The front features the portrait of King Rama IX in the uniform of the Supreme Commander. The back features the portrait of King Rama V in the royal naval uniform and his royal activities regarding the abolishment of slavery.



This 500 Baht banknote was issued by Bank of Thailand on 3 August 2001. The front features the portrait of King Rama IX in the uniform of the Supreme Commander. The back features the monument of King Rama III at the Maha Chetsadabodin Pavilion, the Loha Prasat at Ratchanaddaram Temple and a Chinese sailing ship.



This 1000 Baht banknote was issued by Bank of Thailand on 25 November 2005. The front features the portrait of King Rama IX in the uniform of the Supreme Commander. The back features The portrait of King Rama IX, the Pa Sak Jolasid Dam and the agricultural land managed in accordance with the New Theory.

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