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  • 1 Baht 1974, Y# 100, Thailand, Rama IX
  • 1 Baht 1974, Y# 100, Thailand, Rama IX

Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927–2016), conferred with the title King Bhumibol the Great in 1987, was the ninth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty as Rama IX. Reigning since 9 June 1946 he was, at the time of his death, the world's longest-reigning head of state, the longest-reigning monarch in Thai history and the longest-reigning monarch having reigned only as an adult, reigning for 70 years, 126 days. During his reign, he was served by a total of 30 prime ministers.


Bespectacled bust of H.M. King Rama IX facing 1/2 left, surrounded by the inscription "King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand".

ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช รัชกาลที่๙


Mythical creature Garuda, value and date around.

The Garuda is a large mythical bird, bird-like creature, or humanoid bird that appears in both Hindu and Buddhist mythology. Garuda is the mount (vahana) of the Lord Vishnu. Garuda is the Hindu name for the constellation Aquila.

Thailand uses the Garuda (Thai: ครุฑ, khrut) as its national symbol. One form of the Garuda used in Thailand as a sign of the royal family is called Khrut Pha, meaning "Garuda, the vehicle (of Vishnu)." The statue and images of Garuda adorned many Buddhist temples in Thailand, it also has become the cultural symbol of Thailand.

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1 Baht

Y# 100
Material Cupronickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.81 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Royal Thai Mint (RTM)

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