9th Series 1 Baht Type 5 Thai Banknotes front
9th Series 1 Baht Type 5 Thai Banknotes back

Appraisal price

  • Ordinary number signatures Soontorn-Puay UNC about 150 - 160 baht.
  • Solid number 888888 signatures Soontorn-Puay UNC about 17,000 - 18,000 baht.
  • Solid number set 1's - 9's + 000001 (10 notes) signatures Soontorn-Puay UNC about 155,000 - 160,000 baht.
  • Specimen signatures Soontorn-Puay print "SPECIMEN" UNC about 24,000 baht.

    The price was updated on 25th November 2017.

    Banknote Info

    The 9th series 1 baht type 5 banknote is identical to the 1 baht type 4 banknote. But the watermark image was chaged to the portrait of King Rama 9.

    Even though each type of 1 baht 9th series banknote is quite similar, the different points of the 1 baht type 5 banknote are the portrait of King Rama 9 in older of age and the serial number that is printed in black color as well as a security thread. And the watermake image is the portrait of King Rama 9.

    The 1 baht type 5 banknotes were announced on 28th October 1957.

    Banknote size

    6.50 x 12.70 cm.

    Serial code

    R 476 - R 500, S 1 - S 500, T 1 - T -472

    Front

    The main object is the image of King Rama 9 in older age in the uniform of the supreme. The middle image is Phra Samutjedi at Samutprakran. The serial number is printed in black color. There is a security thread. And the watermake image is the portrait of King Rama 9.

    Back

    The main object is the image of the Anandasamakom throne hall.

    As of January 1st, 1957 the Penal Code imposed more severe penalties for forgery of banknotes. The Bank of Thailand had the statement printed on the back of the banknotes amended to read "The penalty for forgery of banknotes is life imprisonment, or a 20-years term of imprisonment and a maximum fine of 40,000 baht".

    Signatures on banknote

  • Pao - Kasem
  • Naiworakarn - Kasem
  • Serm - Kasem
  • Serm - Chot
  • Chot - Chot
  • Soontorn - Puay
  • Serm - Puay

    Minister of Finance
    General Pao pianlert Boripanyutakit (8 Dec 1951 - 30 Mar 1957)
    Col. Naiworakarn Bancha (31 Mar 1957 - 16 Sep 1957)
    Mr. Serm Winitchaikul (26 Sep 1957 - 20 Oct 1958)
    Mr. Chot Kunakasem (10 Feb 1959 - 1 May 1959)
    Mr. Soontorn Hongladarom (1 May 1959 - 8 Jul 1965)
    Mr. Serm Winitchaikul (8 Jul 1965 - 10 Mar1969)

    Governor of Bank of Thailand
    Mr. Kasem Sripayak (25 Jul 1955 - 23 Jul 1958)
    Mr. Chot Kunakasem (24 Jul 1958 - 3 May 1959)
    Mr. Puay Ungpakorn (11 Jun 1959 - 15 Aug 1971)

    Security features

    Raised ink, image watermark, security thread.