Saturday, October 15, 2011

Thai coins : 01 e - 10 baht commemorative coins

Another set of beautiful thai commemorative 10 baht coins:

Y # 383

The state highway department celebrated its 90th anniversary on April 1, 2002.
The coin shows the current king, Bhimipol (Rama IX), and king Vajiravudh (Rama VI) who was ruling at the time of the inauguration.

department logo
Y 383 front
Y 383 back

Y # 384

Another 90th anniversary that was celebrated in 2002 (BE 2545, is that of the Vajira Hospital in Bangkok;
The name refers to king Rama VI. He is depicted, together with the current king, on the front of the coin.
At the back we see the Hospital logo.

Y 384 front
Y 384 back

Vajira Hospital in Bangkok
Y # 385

Boy scouting is a popular subject to collectors. Both in stamps and coins, the items always have something 'extra'.
On this 2003 coin, one of the most famous boy scouts is depicted.
We see King Rama XI in scout uniform on this 10 baht coin, on the occasion of 20th World Scouting Jamboree. At the back is the Jamboree logo.

Jamboree Emblem

Y 385 back
Y 385 front

Y # 387

last coin for this episode, is for the King's birthday.
King Bhumibol (Rama XI) celebrated his 75th birthday in 2002.

Y 387 front
Y 387 back

HRH King Bhumibol, Rama IX of Thailand

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