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|5 Baht Coin
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|The 5-Baht coin|
The 5-Baht coin is slightly smaller than the 10-Baht piece. The reverse features Wat Benjamabophit. There's also a Kanchanapisek version of this coin.
|100 Baht Bank Note ( Back View )
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|100 Baht Bank Note
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|100 Baht Denomination|
Front: Portrait of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the reigning monarch, in the uniform of the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and the Royal Initial Emblem of H.M. the King "Phor Por Ror".
Back: Portrait of H.M. King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) in Royal Navy uniform.
Security Thread: Metallic color security thread.
Watermark: Portrait of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej & the classical Thai design "Prajumyan".
Paper Color: Dark red, red and yellow.
Size: width 7.2 cm x length 15 cm
Silver hologram foil stripe with the King's Privy Seal and numbers "100" in Thai and Arabic, which will be seen in different reflecting colors and in various dimensions when viewed at different angles as the note is flipped back and forth.
Intaglio latent image "100" that is hidden inside the elaborate design, which becomes visible when the note is viewed from the lower left corner toward the middle part of the note.
The Arabic numerals indicating the denomination "100", that are printed on both sides, become completely formed upon viewing the note from the front side against a light source.
Vertically embedded inside the paper is the metallic color security thread, containing nonstaggering translucent microletterings "100 Baht" in Arabic and Thai, readable by viewing the note against a light source.
|10 Baht Coin
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|The 10-Baht coin|
The standard 10-Baht coin is a silver ring with a brass center. The coin replaced a 10-Baht bill in the early 1990's but you still run across bills from time to time. The 10-Baht piece is a favorite for commemorative editions
The back of the standard 10-Baht coin depicts Wat Arun.
|10 Baht Coin
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|The 10-Baht coin, Kanchanapisek version|
The Kanchanapisek coin was issued to commemorate the king's 50th anniversary on the throne and is extremely popular and is probably even more common than the standard 10-Baht issued coin.
Other commerative 10-Baht coins include the 40th anniversary of the Thai Commerce Department issued in 2000; the International Rice Award given to His Majesty the King issued in 1998; the 100th anniversary of the Land Department issued in 2001
|25 Satang Coin
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|The 25-Satang coin|
The 25-Satang piece is a tiny brass coin. Both the 25- and 50-Satang coins are rather useless and if received they are almost impossible to get rid of. Tourists will rarely encounter either of the Satang coins in local shops as they are mostly used in supermarkets and convenience stores. Shops and restaurants work in full-Baht prices only.
|50 Satang Coin
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|The 50-Satang coin|
The 50-Satang (value equal o one-half of one Baht) piece is a small brass coin about the size of a US dime. The back features the chedi at Wat Prathat Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai.
|1 Baht Coin
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|The 1-Baht coin|
The 1-Baht coin is silver and slightly larger than a US cent. Like the five and ten-Baht coins, there's also a Kanchanapisek version commonly found.
The back of the one-Baht coin displays the chedis of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
|2 Baht coin
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|The 2-Baht coin|
The new bronze-colored 2-Baht coin is becoming more common since its introduction in 2005.
The overall look of the "new" 2-Baht coin is the same, with H.M. the King on the obverse, and Wat Saket on the reverse. Subtle changes show His Majesty's likeness as larger, and there are also subtle changes on the reverse.