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King Rama IV Bicentennial (2004)

 

King Rama IV

 

 Issue Name:

King Rama IV Bicentennial

 Thai Issue Name:

๒๐๐ ปี พระบรมราชสมภพพระบาทสมเด็จพระจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว

 Issue Date:

2004/2547-10-18

 Cause:

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of King Rama IV, was born on Thursday 18 October 1804.

 Catalogue Number:

2004/107

 Denomination:

4 Baht

 Unused Value:

5 Baht

 Used Value:

2 Baht

 Thailex Collection:

n/a

 Size:

45 x 27 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

500,000 pieces

 Printer:

Chan Wanich Security Printing Company Limited, Thailand

 Subject:

Portrait of King Phra Chom Klao, i.e. Rama IV, in royal gown and holding the Sword of State, in Thai is known as Phra Saeng Khan Chai Sri (fig.), and with a puang malai flower garland around its handle. On the left side is the Great Crown of Victory, i.e. the King's royal chadah-style crown (fig.), which in Thai is named Phra Maha Phichai Mongkut, whilst on a table on the right side is a golden betel-set (fig.).

 Related Link:

Rama IV, Phra Chom Klao, Phra Saeng Khan Chai Sri, puang malai, Phra Maha Phichai Mongkut, betel-set