King Rama IX funeral coins unveiled

The commemorative coins for his late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej will be available to order from tomorrow (August 22)

The Treasury Department will start taking purchase requests for the four types of coins that will be on offer which are gold, silver, bronze and cupronickel.

The profits from the sales of the coins will be presented to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn.

King Rama IX funeral coins unveiled

An announcement was made by Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong regarding the prices of the coins where are reported to be 50,000 baht for the gold coin, 2,000 baht for the silver, 3,000 baht for the bronze coin and 100 baht for the cupronickel.

There is a portrait of the beloved late king on one side of the coin and on the other is a picture of the crematorium building currently being built in Bangkok.

Individuals can order up to three coins.

The gold silver and cupronickel coins will be available at 19 participating banks across Thailand.

The bronze coin however is only available from the department head office or 76 of its office branches to those who present a Thailand ID card.

The coins will be ready to be picked up from January 29, 2018.

Source : Thenation

Content : LovePattayaThailand

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