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New 500 and 1,000 baht banknotes in circulation from July 28

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1000 baht banknotes showing a portrait of HM King Vajiralongkorn

1000 baht banknotes showing a portrait of HM King Vajiralongkorn. Image: Bank of Thailand.


The Bank of Thailand will put new 500 and 1,000 baht banknotes in circulation on July 28 to mark His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkunโ€™s birthday, BoT governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said on Tuesday.

The front of both the new 500 and 1,000 baht banknotes show a portrait of King Vajiralongkorn in an air force commander uniform. The back of the 500-baht banknotes features a portrait of King Rama VII and King Rama VIII in pairs , while the back of the 1,000-baht banknotes show a portrait of King Bhumibol and King Vajiralongkorn.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS


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