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200th Anniversary of Pathum Thani (2015)

 

 

 Issue Name: 200th Anniversary of Pathum Thani
 Thai Issue Name: 200 ปี ของการพระราชทานนาม เมืองปทุมธาณี
 Issue Date: 2015/2558-04-03
 Cause: To commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the royal name giving of Pathum Thani by King Rama II, on 23 August 1815, originally as Prathum Thani (ประทุมธานี), after it developed from a 17th century settlement of Mon refugees, who had fled war in Burma, and which grew into a real city.
 Catalogue Number: 2015/21
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht
 Used Value: 1 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 35 x 65 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Lotus flowers, which refer to the meaning of Pathum Thani, i.e. ‘Lotus City’, and the logo of 200th Anniversary of Pathum Thani Province, as well as some characteristic features of this province, i.e. pottery of the ampheu Sahm Kohk (สามโคก), Mon children (descendants of the early settlers), the old city hall, and in the background the pagodas of Wat Thai Ko Yai (วัดท้ายเกาะใหญ่)
 Related Link: Pathum Thani, lotus, pathum, pagoda, ampheu, Mon, Rama II, Burma