Thailand is one of the most prolific issuers of commemorative banknotes. Between 1987 and 2010, banknotes were issued to commemorate occasions such as the King's birthday, the Queen's birthday, Royal wedding anniversary, the King's accession to the throne, Centennial of Thai banknotes, birthday of Princess Mother and the anniversary of the Ministry of Finance. The commemorative banknotes were offered to the collectors at a premuim price over the face value. The extra money used to fund the King's many charitable projects.
The 60th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit and the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation, Issued May 4, 2010
On the upper left corner is the Privy Seal of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, printed in red over the Thailand’s national flag and the red and blue background design. Further down are the watermarks depicting the portrait of His Majesty the King and the special translucent classical Thai “Prajumyam” design. To the right of the watermarks is one part of the Arabic numerals “100” see-through design, printed in red and green in white circle. Under the watermarks are Thai words and expressions : “We will reign with righteousness, for the benefits and happiness of the Siamese people.”, “The Coronation Speech” and “5th May B.E. 2493”, printed in blue. Below are the background designs, printed in red and blue.
The King's 80th Birthday, Issued November 28, 2007
5-Baht banknote depicts the portrait of His Majesty in a royal procession by land, marking his 3rd Cycle Birthday Anniversary in 1963.
10-Baht banknote depicts the portrait of His Majesty granting an audience to various groups of people who paid tribute to His Majesty on the Auspicious Occasion of the 60th Anniversary Celebrations of His Majesty’s Accession to the Throne in 2006 at the Ananda Samakhom Throne Hall.
The 60th Anniversary of His Majesty the King's Accession to the Throne, Issued June 9, 2006
The Queen's 72nd Birthday, Issued August 4, 2004
The Centennial of Thai Banknotes, Issued September 9, 2002
The 50th Wedding Anniversary of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit and the Coronation, Issued May 8, 2000
The portrait of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen SiriKit. The Monograms Phor Por Ror and Sor Kor, the picture of the Cornnation ceremony, the investiture ceremony of Her Majesty the Queen, the Guruda, and a flamboyant motif are supplementary elements.
The King's 72th Birthday, Issued November 1, 1999
The Golden Jubilee Celebration of His Majesty's Accession to the Throne
, Issued 1996
The 120th Year Celebration of The Ministry of Finance
, Issued April 11, 1995
The 60th Birthday Celebration of H.M. Queen Sirikit
, Issued September 10, 1992
The 90th Birthday of Somdej Phra Srinagarindra Boromarajajonani
(H.R.H. the Princess Mother), Issued October 22, 1990
The King's 60th Birthday, Issued December 8, 1987