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Metal bahts and satangs - modern coins of Thailand

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  • Thailand, Kingdom
  • Bath
  • Bangkok
  • of 514 000 sq. km
  • Thai (state), English and local dialects
  • TH (THA) 764

National monetary unit of Kingdom Thailand is the baht which consists of 100 satangs. In circulation there are coins in nominal value 25, 50 satangs and 1, 2, 5, 10 bahts.

To 1860 Thailand did not manufacture a coin with use of modern methods. In the circulation left, so-called "bullets" on which recognition symbols have been beaten out. Since 1860 there were coins of a modern kind.

In 1972 Copper-Nickel coins 5 baht which in 1977 began to be manufactured from a Copper-Nickel copper-plated have been entered. In 1986-1988, the new coins consisting of aluminium are entered into the circulation - 1, 5 and 10 satangs, Aluminum-Bronze 25 and 50 satangs, Copper-Nickel 1 baht, the copper 5 baht covered with a Copper-Nickel and bimetallic 10 baht. The steel 2 bahts covered with a Copper-Nickel have been entered in 2005.

In 2008 the Treasury and the Mint of Thailand declared a yield of a series of coins which switch on changes in materials, reduce production costs, and also have the updated portrait of the king on face side. The coin 2 bahts similar on colour and the size on a coin 1 baht began to be manufactured from an aluminium bronze alloy. The new coin 2 bahts the first of a series is manufactured on February, 3rd, 2009.

Nominal value: 50 satangs
Stamping: 1987
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
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the Obverse of 50 satangs of Thailand the Reverse of 50 satangs of Thailand
Nominal value: 1 baht
Stamping: 2008
the Material: the Nickel-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 baht of Thailand the Reverse 1 baht of Thailand
Nominal value: 5 bahts
Stamping: 1988
the Material: Copper plated copper-nickel alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 bahts of Thailand the Reverse of 5 bahts of Thailand

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