Commemorative Banknote in the Celebrations on
the Auspicious Occasion of
Her Majesty the Queen's 7th
Cycle Birthday Anniversary 12th August 2016
The Bank of Thailand unveiled a 500-Baht
commemorative banknote to celebrate the Auspicious Occasion of Her Majesty the
Queen's 7th Cycle Birthday Anniversary 12th August 2016. The issuance of this
commemorative banknotes is to celebrate this auspicious occasion and to pay
tribute to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit for her incomparable contributions to the
country through royal projects, especially promoting Thai arts and improving
quality of life.
Front The portrait of King
Rama IX in the Royal House of Chakri gown.
Back The main element on the
reverse side depicts the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit in Thai
Boromphiman costume. Other elements include the Royal family image, Her Majesty
with the Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Center products, the Royal Emblem, Khon performance,
Lygodium products, and the flowers named after Her Majesty, which are Queen
Sirikit Cattleya and Queen Sirikit Rose.
Major security features are identical to the 16th series of 500-Baht banknote.
The special design for this commemorative banknote is radial pattern behind the portrait of Her
Majesty and Queen Sirikit Rose will illuminate yellow when viewing under
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