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Centenary of Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, Supreme Patriarch of Thailand (2012)

 

Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

 

 Issue Name: Centenary of Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand (1st Series)
 Thai Issue Name: ฉลองพระชันษา 100 ปี สมเด็จพระญาณสังวร สมเด็จพระสังฆราช สกลมหา สังฆปรินายก (ชุด 1)
 Issue Date: 2012/2555-10-03
 Cause: To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand, who was born on 3 October 1913 in Kanchanaburi
 Catalogue Number: 2012/88
 Denomination: 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 8 Baht
 Used Value: 2 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 51 x 36 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Portrait of Somdet Phra Yannasangwon, Somdet Phra Sangkharat, Supreme Patriarch of Thailand and abbot of Wat Bowonniwet Wihaan Racha, sitting in half lotus position next to his pad yot or talapat. In the top right corner are his initials (ญ.ส.ส.) underneath a three-layered parasol called chattra, while in the background, the faint silhouette of one of the bai sema, that −unlike the usual free-standing structures− is built-in on the outer wall of the ubosot of Wat Bowonniwet Wihaan Racha, is visible (fig.).
 Related Link: Yannasangwon, Supreme Patriarch, Somdet, Phra, Sangkharat, Wat Bowonniwet Wihaan Racha