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Jasmine (2004)

 

jasmine flower

 

 Issue Name: Jasmin
 Thai Issue Name: ดอกมะลิ
 Issue Date: 2004/2547-08-02
 Cause: To publicize jasmine and promote Thai philatelic activities
 Catalogue Number: 2004/74
 Denomination: 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 8 Baht
 Used Value: 4 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 31 x 31 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 2,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Embossed print of a jasmine flower, i.e. Arabian Jasmine, a medium-sized shrub of the genus Jasminum sambac. It is pure white flowers, has a sweet fragrance and blooms all year round. In Thailand, it is considered a symbol for maternal love and has been assigned to be the flower of Mother Day, known in Thai as Wan Mae.
 Related Link: dok, ma-li, Wan Mae