Collectors can exchange for the new one at any Thai Banks on face price.
The 16th series Thai banknote was designed in the theme of "the great Kings" in remembrace of the greatness of the former kings since Sukhothai kingdom.
This 500 baht banknote was issue on 12 May, 2014.
The design of the front side also be used in commemorative banknote on auspicious occasion of 7th cycle birthday anniversary of Queen Sirikit in 2016.
7.20 x 15.60 cm.
The main color of the banknote is purple. The image of King Bhumibol Adulyadej is at the right middle. The Garuda image and the Thai government words are at the left middle.
The main picture at the middle is the image of King Buddhayodfajulalok, the first king of present dynasty.
Signatures on banknote
Minister of Finance
Mr. Kittirat Na Ranong (18 Jan 2012 - 7 May. 2014)
Mr. Sommai Phasee (31 Aug 2014 - 19 Aug 2015)
Mr. Apisak Tantivorawong (19 Aug 2015 - present)
Governor of Bank of Thailand
Mr. Prasarn Triratworakul (1 Oct 2010 - 30 Sep 2015)
Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob (1 Oct 2015 - present)
Raised ink, image watermark, security tread, puzzle number, black light color change ink, microtext, security foil.