Saturday, June 26, 2010

Thai Commemorative Banknote - The 60th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding

Bank of Thailand issued 100 Baht commemorative banknote on 4 May 2010 in conjunction with the celebration of The 60th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit and the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation.


The reverse of the commemorative note depicts the portrait of King Rama IX, the reigning monarch, waving his hand and standing next to him is Her Majesty Queen Sirikit.

The front of the 100 Baht commemorative banknote features the same characteristics and size to the other 100 Baht banknotes in 15th Series, which are currently in circulation.

The reverse of this commemorative banknote depicts the portrait of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the reigning monarch, waving his hand and that of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. The middle right corner features the portrait of His Majesty the King during the coronation. On the upper left corner is the Privy Seal of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, printed in red over the Thailand’s national flag. The lower left corner of the note printed in blue with Thai words and expressions: “We will reign with righteousness, for the benefits and happiness of the Siamese people.”, “The Coronation Speech” and “5th May B.E. 2493 (1950)".
< align="justify">The serial number of this commemorative banknote runs from 9R 0000001 to 9R 9999999. The prefix 9R represents King Rama IX.