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Thai Heroic Deeds (1970)

 

heroes of Bang Rajan    heroines of Phuket

queen Suriyothai    Phichai Dahb Hak

 

 Issue Name: Thai Heroic Deeds
 Thai Issue Name: วีรกรรมไทย
 Issue Date: 1970/2513-11-20
 Cause: To publicize and commemorate ancient Thai heroes and heroines
 Catalogue Number: 1970/17-20
 Denomination: 0.5 Baht, 1 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 11 Baht, 33 Baht, 110 Baht, 132 Baht
 Complete Set:  286 Baht (unused), 138 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 27 x 45 mm (30 x 48 mm incl. white border)
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces for the first design; 1,000,000 pieces for each of the other designs
 Printer: Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: Statues of Thai heroes and heroines: 1. the heroes of Bang Rajan; 2. the heroines of Phuket (Thep Krasatri and Sri Sunthon) with the mountains of Thalang in the background; 3. Queen Suriyothai on her war elephant with in the background the chedi that contain her hashes (fig.); 4. Phraya Phichai Dahb Hak with in the background a scene of the battle at Wat Aka.
 Related Link: Bang Rajan, heroines of Phuket, Thep Krasatri, Sri Sunthon, Thalang, Suriyothai, war elephant, chedi, Phraya, Phichai Dahb Hak, Bicentenary of the Heroines of Phuket