Bank of Thailand announced that the new family of notes with the portrait of King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, Rama X, will be issued soon.

The 20; 50 and 100 baht (THB20.7 / THB50.10 /THB100.13) notes will  be released on April 6, the 236th anniversary of the founding of the Chakra dynasty. The ones of 500 and 1,000 baht (THB500.10 / THB1,000,10) will be issued on 28 July, the King’s birthday.

Denominations and colors are similar to the previous notes. All older Bank of Thailand banknotes remain legal tender.

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Sources: Bank of Thailand

Courtesy: Cleophas Schokem.

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