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1000 Baht 2019, Thailand

in Krause book Number: 139
Years of issue: 2019
Signatures: Finance Minister of Thailand: Dr. Uttama Savanayon (in office 10 July 2019 - 15 July 2020), Governor of the Bank of Thailand: Dr. Dr.Veerathai Santiprabhob (in office 1 October 2015 - 30 September 2020)
Serie: 2018 King Maha Vajiralongkorn Issue
Specimen of: 28.07.2018
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 162 х 72
Printer: Note printing Works, Banknote management group, Bank of Thailand

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1000 Baht 2019




HM The King Rama X. Denomination. Horizontal dark lines.


1000 Baht 2019


H.M. King Vajiralongkorn, Rama X, in the uniform of the commander of the Royal Thai Air Force.

Vajiralongkorn (Thai: วชิราลงกรณ; RTGS: Wachiralongkon; born 28 July 1952) is King of Thailand. He is the only son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit. In 1972, at the age of 20, he was made crown prince by his father. After his father's death on 13 October 2016, he was expected to ascend to the throne of Thailand but asked for time to mourn before taking the throne. He accepted the throne on the night of 1 December 2016. His coronation took place from 4-6 May 2019. The Thai government retroactively declared his reign to have begun on 13 October 2016, upon his father's death.[6] As the tenth monarch of the Chakri dynasty, he is also styled as Rama X. Aged 64 at that time, Vajiralongkorn became the oldest Thai monarch to ascend to the throne.

He is the wealthiest monarch in the world, with a net worth estimated to be between US$30 billion and US$70 billion.


On top is a Monogram of HM The King Maha Vajiralongkorn.

Each of the members of royal family has its own symbolic color and monogram. Thus, even just seeing the monogram it is possible to determine, without any photos, who personally present at the event.

As a part of monogram of King is the Great Crown of Victory, the most important royal regalia and a symbol of royal power. The royal crown is of a traditional Siamese conical shape. Its top symbolizes the authority of the king in heaven and its base his caring for his people on earth. The crown is 66 cm. high.

In the top right corner is the national emblem of Thailand - Garuda.


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HM The King Rama IX in the uniform of the Supreme Commander, with traditional gown of the Chakri dynasty, thrown over the uniform.

Bhumibol Adulyadej (Thai: ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช; (Sanskrit: bhūmi·bala atulya·teja - "might of the land, unparalleled brilliance"); 5 December 1927 – 13 October 2016), conferred with the title King Bhumibol the Great in 1987 (officially conferred by King Vajiralongkorn in 2019), was the ninth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty, titled Rama IX. Reigning since 9 June 1946, he was the world's longest-reigning current head of state from the death of Emperor Hirohito of Japan in 1989 until his own death in 2016, and is the third-longest verified reigning sovereign monarch in world history after King Louis XIV and Queen Elizabeth II, reigning for 70 years and 126 days. During his reign, he was served by a total of 30 prime ministers beginning with Pridi Banomyong and ending with Prayut Chan-o-cha.

Forbes estimated Bhumibol's fortune – including property and investments managed by the Crown Property Bureau, a body that is neither private nor government-owned (assets managed by the Bureau were owned by the crown as an institution, not by the monarch as an individual) – to be US$30 billion in 2010, and he headed the magazine's list of the "world's richest royals" from 2008 to 2013. In May 2014, Bhumibol's wealth was again listed as US$30 billion.

After a period of deteriorating health which left him hospitalized on several occasions, Bhumibol died on 13 October 2016 in Siriraj Hospital. He was highly revered by the people in Thailand – some saw him as close to divine. Notable political activists and Thai citizens who criticized the king or the institution of monarchy were often forced into exile or to suffer frequent imprisonments, yet many cases were dropped before being proceeded or were eventually given royal pardon. His cremation was held on 26 October 2017 at the royal crematorium at Sanam Luang. His son, Maha Vajiralongkorn, succeeded him as King.


In the lower left corner - Photos by Anat Bunnag.

Impressive pictures, that have been passed down to the present day. Happened on November 13, 1955, when King Rama IX visited people in the Northeast, at Tambon Phra Klang Thung Nakhon, Phanom Province and bent over to receive lotus flowers from a 102-year-old woman named "Mae Thao Tum Chanthanit". She was waiting to welcome him, along the royal route, at the Chayangkun-Renu Nakhon intersection, from the morning until the 3 lotus flowers, that were picked, were scorched by the sun. ( .thai)


Right - HM The King Rama X in the uniform of the Supreme Commander, with traditional gown of the Chakri dynasty, thrown over the uniform.

In lower right corner - I have not found, so far, any information about the image in the lower right corner. In my opinion, in the photo - Maha Vajiralongkoran (left), Bhumibol Adulyadej (center) and another military man (all in the field uniform of the Thai Armed Forces) are considering some kind of map.

The photo appears to refer to Rama X's military education.


Top, right is The Emblem of the Royal House of Chakri.

Emblem of the Royal House of Chakri, the ruling Dynasty of Thailand (formerly Siam), founded in 1782. The Emblem depicts a 'Chakra' (disc) and a 'Trisula' (trident) intertwined. Both of these objects are weapons of Vishnu (of which the Kings of Siam believe themselves to be 'Avatars'). The symbols also directly relate to King Rama I's pre-coronation title of "Chao Phraya Chakri", which in itself is a combination of the word 'Chak' and 'Tri', thus denoting the two weapons.

In the top right corner is Garuda - national emblem of Thailand.