The front showed a portrait of King Rama VIII at young age as main element, and the Phra Samut Chedi, the Phra Pathom Chedi, the Mahakarn Fortress and the Golden Mountain Stupa, the Dusidabhirom Pavilion and the Chakri Mahaprasat Throne Hall and Phra Prang of the Temple of Dawn as minor elements in each denomination. On the back side was a picture of the Ananda Samakhom Throne Hall. There were 5 denominations in this series: 1, 5, 10, 20 and 1,000 Baht. Each denomination had two types. Type I printed with the legend Government of Siam on the front of note, and Types II changed to Thai Government. They were printed by Thomas De La Rue & Company Limited, England. They had been started using in 1938 during the period of King Rama VIII.
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