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Written by Panrit "Gor" Daoruang   
Monday, 12 February 2007 00:28

Thai unit of currency is the baht. One hundred satang equals 1 baht. Paper money is made in amounts of 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1,000 baht. Coins are 1, 5 and 10 baht pieces and also 25 and 50 satang. The king's face is pictured on the front of every coin and every bill. At the moment, it's about 42 baht per 1 US. dollar.

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1000 Baht (front): The portrait of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the reigning monarch, in the uniform of the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces

Size: width 8 cm ; length 16.6 cm

1000 Baht (back): The portrait of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej & Queen Sirikit performing royal activities


Paper Color: pale blue

 

 

 

500 Baht (front): The portrait of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the reigning monarch and the Privy Seal


Size: width 7.2 cm ; length 15.6 cm

500 Baht (back): The portrait of the monuments of Their Majesties King Buddha Yod Fa Chulalok the Great (Rama I) and King Buddha Loet La Nabhalai (Rama II), the drawing of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha

 

 

 

100 Baht (front): The portrait of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the reigning monarch and the Royal Initial Emblem of H.M. the King "Phor Por Ror"

Size: width 7.2 cm ; length 15 cm

100 Baht (back): The portrait of the monument of Their Majesties King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) and King Vajiravudha (Rama VI), together with their Royal Initial Emblem

 

 

 

50 Baht (front): The portrait of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the reigning monarch, in the uniform of the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces

50 Baht (back): The monument of H.M. King Mongkut (Rama IV)


Size: width 7.2 cm ; length 14.4 cm

 

 

 

20 Baht (front): The portrait of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the reigning monarch, in the uniform of the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces

Size: width 7.2 cm ; length 13.8 cm

20 Baht (back): The statue of Somdet Phra Chao Taksin Maharaj, modeled from the monument at Tung Na Choei Public Park, Amphur Muang, Chanthaburi Province

 

 

 

10 Baht (front): The portrait of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the reigning monarch, in the uniform of the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces 10 Baht (back): The equestrian statue of H.M. King Rama V, modeled from the monument in the courtyard of the Royal Dusit Palace
Size: width 6.9 cm ; length 13.2 cm

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Information from: Bank of Thailand