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The King's 60th Birthday Anniversary (1st Series) - Gold Stamp (1987)

 

 

 Issue Name: The King's 60th Birthday Anniversary (1st Series)
 Thai Issue Name: มหามงคลเฉลิมพระชนมพรรษา 5 รอบ (ชุด1)
 Issue Date: 1987/2530-12-05
 Cause: To commemorate the fifth birthday cycle, i.e. the 60th Birthday, of King Bhumipon Adunyadet
 Catalogue Number:

1987/30

 Denomination: 100 Baht
 Unused Value: 1,760 Baht
 Used Value: 1,760 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 33 x 48 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 200,000 pieces
 Printer: Cartor S.A., France
 Subject: Portrait of King Bhumipon Adunyadet, embossed in gold on a white circle with a golden rim, and the Royal Cypher of the King, i.e. a golden crown, with beams of light radiating from the top, over his initials, the letters B.P.R. (ภ.ป.ร.), that stand for Bhumipon Adunyadet Parama Rajatiraat (ภูมิพลอดุลยเดชปรมราชาธิราช) and can be translated as ‘Bhumipon Adunyadet, great king of kings’, embossed in gold on a dark blue background. On the bottom half of the circle is the text H.M. the King's 60th Birthday Anniversary, and on the top half the Thai text Maha Mongkhon Chaleum Phra Chanom Phansa Ha Rob (มหามงคลเฉลิมพระชนมพรรษา 5 รอบ), i.e. the Auspicious Occassion of the Fifth Birthday Cycle Celebrations’.
 Related Link: Bhumipon Adunyadet, Rajatiraat, maha, mongkhon, phansa