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Phra Nang Phaya Pim Khao Kohng   Phra Kamphaeng Soom Ko Pim Yai

Phra Phong Suphan   Phra Somdet   Phra Rod

 

 Issue Name: Phra Khrueang Benchaphakhi
 Thai Issue Name: พระเครื่องเบญจภาคี
 Issue Date: 2004/2547-06-20
 Cause: To publicize Buddhist amulets and promote philatelic activities
 Catalogue Number: 2004/45-49
 Denomination: 9 Baht, 9 Baht, 9 Baht, 9 Baht, 9 Baht
 Unused Value: 30 Baht, 30 Baht, 30 Baht, 30 Baht, 30 Baht
 Used Value: 150 Baht (unused), 70 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 48 x 33 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Five popular and well-known amulets with Buddha images, two of them seated in the pahng samahti or meditation pose, and three of them seated in the maravichaya pose: 1. Phra Nang Phaya from Wat Nang Phaya (วัดนางพญา) in Phitsanulok (fig.); 2. Phra Kamphaeng Soom Ko from Thung Setthi (ทุ่งเศรษฐี), a field in Kamphaeng Phet; 3. Phra Phong Suphan from Wat Phra Sri Rattanamahathat in Suphanburi; 4. Phra Somdet Wat Rakhang Khositaraam from Wat Rakhang Khositaraam Woramahawihaan (วัดระฆังโฆสิตารามวรมหาวิหาร) in Bangkok; 5. Phra Rod from Wat Mahawan (วัดมหาวัน) in Lamphun.
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