Rattanakosin Bicentennial (1982)


Grand Palace and Temple of Emerald Buddha

Rama I     Rama II     Rama III

Rama IV     Rama V     Rama VI

Rama VII     Rama VIII     Rama IX


 Issue Name:

Rattanakosin Bicentennial

 Thai Issue Name:

สมโภชกรุงรัตนโกสินทร์ 200 ปี

 Issue Date:



To commemorate the bicentennial of the foundation of Rattanakosin, as well as to celebrate all the rulers of the Chakri Dynasty, who reigned during the era

 Catalogue Number:



1.25 Baht, 1 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht, 4 Baht, 5 Baht, 6 Baht, 7 Baht, 8 Baht, 9 Baht

 Unused Value:

33 Baht, 33 Baht, 33 Baht, 55 Baht, 44 Baht, 55 Baht, 55 Baht, 154 Baht, 99 Baht, 99 Baht

 Complete Set: 

660 Baht (unused), 310 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

Unused set


48 x 33 mm (incl. white border)

 Quantity of Stamps:

10 million pieces for design of 1.25 Baht (design 1064); 3 million pieces each for all other designs (design 1063, 1065-1072)


John Waddington of Kirkstall Limited, England


Aerial view of the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in the center of Rattanakosin, as well as the discus-and-trident emblem of the Royal House of Chakri (design 1064, 1.25 Baht); Rama I (design 1063, 1 Baht); Rama II (design 1065, 2 Baht); Rama III (design 1066, 3 Baht); Rama IV (design 1067, 4 Baht); Rama V (design 1068, 5 Baht); Rama VI (design 1069, 6 Baht); Rama VII (design 1070, 7 Baht); Rama VIII (design 1071, 8 Baht); and Rama IX (design 1072, 9 Baht); in addition, each stamp with a king also has that monarch's initials under Phra Maha Phichai Mongkut, i.e. the Crown of Victory, as well as some of their accomplishments, portrayed in the background

 Related Link:

Rattanakosin, Bangkok, Chakri, Grand Palace, Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Kaew, Phra Rachawang, Rama I, Rama II, Rama III, Rama IV, Rama V, Rama VI, Rama VII, Rama VIII, Rama IX