Five-baht coin

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5 baht
Thailand
Value 5 Thai baht
Mass 6 g
Diameter 24 mm
Edge Plain
Composition Cupronickel clad copper
75% Cu, 25% Ni
Cladding: 99.5% Cu
Years of minting 1988–present
Catalog number -
Obverse
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Design King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Designer Supab Aun-aree
Design date 2008
Reverse
5 baht reverse (2008).png
Design Wat Benchamabophit, Bangkok
Designer Supab Aun-aree
Design date 2008

The Thailand five-baht coin is a currency unit of the Thai baht.

2009 changes[edit]

On February 2, 2009, the Treasury Department announced changes to several circulating coins. The five-baht coin, which previously weighed 7.5 grams, was reduced to 6 grams by slightly reducing the thickness. Metal composition and other features remain the same.[1]

Mintages[edit]

  • 1988 ~ 44,503,000
  • 1989 ~ 86,339,000
  • 1990 ~ 38,005,000
  • 1991 ~ 68,520,380
  • 1992 ~ 48,939,620
  • 1993 ~ 46,992,000
  • 1994 ~ 123,443,000
  • 1995 ~ 105,100,000
  • 1996 ~ 28,485,000
  • 1997 ~ 10,600
  • 1998 ~ 31,373,000
  • 1999 ~ 50,760,000
  • 2000 ~ 125,760,000
  • 2001 ~ 100,236,000
  • 2002 ~ 37,259,500
  • 2003 ~ 182,000
  • 2004 ~ 79,088,000
  • 2005 ~ 66,679,000
  • 2006 ~ 254,702,000
  • 2007 ~ 170,275,000
  • 2008 (old series) ~ 226,148,200[2]
  • 2008 (new series) ~ 17,020,000
  • 2009 ~ 289,303,000[3]

Commemorative issues[edit]

  • the 50th Anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • the 8th Asian Games
  • Commemoration of the Blessing and Naming Rites of Princess Bajrakitiyabha
  • FAO's Ceres Award to the Queen Sirikit
  • the 80th Anniversary of Princess Mother Srinagarindra
  • Commemoration of the King Prajadhipok's Monument
  • the Centenary of the King Vajiravudh
  • the Bicentenary of Ratanakosin
  • Commemorative of World Food Day
  • the 75th Anniversary of World Scout
  • the 84th Anniversary of Princess Mother Srinagarindra
  • the 5th Cycle Birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • Rajamagalapisek Royal Ceremony
  • the Bicentenary of the King Nangklao
  • the 5th Cycle Birthday of the Queen Sirikit
  • the 18th SEA Games
  • the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of the King Bhumibol Adulyadej's Accession

References[edit]

  1. ^ แถลงข่าวออกใช้เหรียญกษาปณ์หมุนเวียนชุดใหม่ ("Press conference on release of new circulating coins"), Treasury Department website. Retrieved on February 28, 2009.
  2. ^ Treasury Department e-catalog
  3. ^ Treasury Department e-catalog

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