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PROVINCIAL ESCUTCHEON

  

 

 

 

 

Lopburi

The escutcheon of Lopburi shows Phra Narai and in the background Phra Prang Sahm Yod, the ‘Sanctuary with the Three Towers’. It refers to king Narai who in 1664 fortified the city to be used as an alternative capital when Ayutthaya was threatened by a Dutch naval blockade.

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