New 100 banknotes cause confusion among Thais

 New 100 banknotes cause confusion among Thais

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

A new set of Thai banknotes, to commemorate the anniversary of His Majesty the King’s coronation, have been released. The 1,000 baht note is larger than its original size and is printed in a portrait orientation in 3D magnetic ink, to prevent counterfeiting.

The 100 baht note is printed using the same technology. Both new notes feature illustrations of the coronation ceremony were officially released yesterday (December 12th) by the Bank of Thailand.

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