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New Thailand Commemorative Bank Note !
January 09, 2008

Thailand is a country for Currency Commemoratives!

Thailand has been active in using numismatic items for fundraising projects in support of the King's Charities.

On December 5 2007, in honor of his 80th Birthday, a three note uncut sheet (one the face) featuring a 1, 5, and 10 Bhat note designs from 1945.

The Back of the sheet features one complete image, in age groups. The top, behind the 1 Bhat featrue his childhood, the 5 Bhat area features his Wedding, Coronation and royal visits, and the back of the 10 Bhat features recent Thai development and an image from his 60th anniverersary of accession to the throne.

The large formate sheet comes in a very nice folder.

In recent years, the royal family has issued commemoratives for their Golden Wedding Anniversary, Centennial of Thai currency, The kings 60th Birthday, The King and the Queens 72nd Birthday. All of these are very well designed notes, and have proved popular.


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About the Author
George Cuhaj has been with the Krause Publications numismatic team since 1994. He is editor of the various editions of the Standard Catalog of World Coins and the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Prior to joining KP, Cuhaj was employed by the American Numismatic Society and Stack's Rare Coins, both of New York City. He is a Fellow in both the Royal Numismatic Society and the American Numismatic Society. He also is a life member and past board member of the International Bank Note Society. Cuhaj was elected an Allied Professional Member of the National Sculpture Society and has had his medallic work exhibited internationally.

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