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Venomous Snakes (1981)

 

King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah)    Banded Krait (Bungarus fasciatus)

Indochinese Cobra (Naja kaouthia)    Malayan Pit Viper (Calloselasma rhodostoma)

 

 Issue Name: Snakes
 Thai Issue Name: งู ชุดแรก
 Issue Date: 1981/2524-12-01
 Cause: To allow people to identify the various kinds of venomous snakes found in Thailand
 Catalogue Number: 1981/28-31
 Denomination: 0.75 Baht, 2 Baht, 2.75 Baht, 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 22 Baht, 44 Baht, 55 Baht, 66 Baht
 Complete Set:  187 Baht (unused), 85 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 27 x 45 mm (30 x 48 mm incl. white border)
 Quantity of Stamps: 3 million pieces for the first design, 1 million pieces for each of the other designs
 Printer: Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: Venomous and potentially deadly snakes found in Thailand: 1. King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah); 2. Banded Krait (Bungarus fasciatus); 3. Indochinese Cobra (Naja kaouthia); 4. Malayan Pit Viper (Calloselasma rhodostoma)
 Related Link: King Cobra, Banded Krait, Indochinese Cobra, Malayan Pit Viper, antivenin process, snake