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72nd Anniversary of Kasetsart University (2015)

 

 

 Issue Name: 72nd Anniversary of Kasetsart University
 Thai Issue Name: 72 ปี มหาวิทยาลัยเกษตรศาสตร์
 Issue Date: 2015/2558-02-02
 Cause: To commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of the Kasetsart University, which was established on 2 February 1943 as the first agricultural university and the third university in Thailand, and nowadays the largest university in the nation.
 Catalogue Number: 2015/7
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht
 Used Value: 1 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 30 x 48 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces
 Printer: Chan Wanich Security Printing Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Aquarelle of the main auditorium of the Kasetsart University, with in front the Bangkok campus' pond, that features a fountain with a statue of Phra Phirun, the Thai god of rain (fig.) and the university's mascot, standing on a naga from whose mouth water emerges. In the bottom right corner is the university's 72nd Anniversary logo (fig.), which consists of a green circle with in it a gold depiction of Phra Phirun with a halo (fig.), standing on the back of a naga that sprouts water from its mouth, and flanked on the left, in gold, by the highly stylized Thai number 7 () and on the right with the golden stylized number 2 (), which are adorned with kanok motifs shaped like naga-heads sprouting water from their mouths (fig.) and which at first glance appear to be mirror images of each other.
 Related Link: Kasetsart, 50th Anniversary of Kasetsart University, education, Phra Phirun, kanok, naga, Thai numerals, radsami, Bangkok