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150th Anniversary of Royal Thai Mint (2010)

 

front side of the first hand-hammered round flat coin and painting of Rohng Krasaap Sitthikaan, the building of the first Mint of Thailand   back side of the first hand-hammered round flat coin and painting of Rohng Kasaap Rangsit, the present building of the Royal Thai Mint in use since 2002 AD

 

 Issue Name:

150th Anniversary of Royal Thai Mint

 Thai Issue Name:

150 ปี โรงกษาปณ์ไทย

 Issue Date:

2010/2553-09-17

 Cause:

To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Royal Thai Mint, which was established in 1860, in the reign of King Mongkut

 Catalogue Number:

2010/63-64

 Denomination:

5 Baht (both designs)

 Unused Value:

8 Baht (both designs)

 Complete Set:

16 Baht (unused), 4 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

Unused set

 Size:

65 x 35 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

700,000 pieces per design

 Printer:

Thai British Security Printing Public Co. Ltd., Thailand

 Subject:

1. embossed illustration of the front side of the first hand-hammered round flat coin, with the depiction of a royal crown or chadah known as mongkut, and in the background a painting of Rohng Krasaap Sitthikaan (โรงกระสาปน์สิทธิการ), the building of the first Mint of Thailand, located in front of the Royal Treasury, within the compound of the Grand Palace; 2. embossed illustration of the backside of the first hand-hammered round flat coin with the text Krung Thep, and in the background a painting of Rohng Kasaap Rangsit (โรงกษาปณ์รังสิต), the present building of the Royal Mint of Thailand in Pathum Thani, in use since 2002 AD

 Related Link:

Mongkut, mongkut, Phra Rachawang, Krung Thep, Pathum Thani, photduang, National Gallery