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50th Anniversary of Chiang Mai University (2014)

 

Sala Tham at Chiang Mai University campus

 

 Issue Name: 50th Anniversary of Chiang Mai University
 Thai Issue Name: 50 ปี มหาวิทยาลัยเชียงใหม่
 Issue Date: 2014/2557-01-01
 Cause: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Chiang Mai University, which was established as the first institution of higher education in Northern Thailand on Tuesday 21 January 1964
 Catalogue Number: 2014/2
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht
 Used Value: 1 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 30 x 48 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Sala Dharma or Sala Dham on the main campus of the Chiang Mai University. In the top left corner is the highly stylized Thai number 50 (๕๐) in dok rak purple (fig.), the university's colour. Inside the circular number 0, is the university's logo, i.e. a White Elephant with its trunk raised and holding a torch, which enlightens the sky with a radsami, on a purple background. The stylized Thai number fifty is also made to appear to be the head of an elephant raising its trunk.
 Related Link: Chiang Mai, White Elephant, elephant, radsami, dok rak, sala