The escutcheon of
Phetchaburi shows parcels of farmland with palm trees and in the
background a hill with a building. The fields point to the natural richness of
the region that mainly consists of the cultivation of rice. The palm
sugar palms that are abundant in this province. The hill is
the 92 meter high Khao Samon or Khao Wang (fig.) on which king
Rama IV (Phra Chom Klao) ordered
the construction of a complex of buildings, including the
Chom Petch (Jom Pet) that overarches the
old chedi. On the top of the hill, are a large
prang, a royal hall and the Phra Nakhon Khiri palace (fig.).
See POSTAGE STAMP.