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Thursday, September 16, 2010

150th Anniversary of Royal Thai mint

Thailand post will issue a set of stamps to mark the 150th Anniversary of Royal Thai mint. The Royal Thai Mint was established in the reign of King Mongkut or Rama IV.

The King considered that siam had to open itself to trade with Europeans and the country had to be improved and updated in all respects. For this reason, the production of money was modernized and coins were issued in accordance with the Western way. This was the beginning of the establishment of the Royal Thai Mint in 1860.

Title: 150th Anniversary of Royal Thai
Date of Issue: 17 September 2010
Country: Thailand
Denominations: 5 Baht x 2