9th Series 20 Baht Type 5 Thai Banknotes front
9th Series 20 Baht Type 5 Thai Banknotes back

Appraisal price

  • Ordinary number signatures Serm-Chot UNC about 83,000 - 88,000 baht.
  • Ordinary number signatures Serm-Chot EF about 44,000 - 46,000 baht.
  • Ordinary number signatures Serm-Puay UNC about 680 - 750 baht.
  • Solid number set 1's - 9's + 000001 + 1000000 (11 notes) signatures Serm-Puay EF about 250,000 baht.
  • Solid number set 1's - 9's + 000001 + 1000000 (11 notes) signatures Sommai-Pisoot EF about 250,000 baht.
  • Specimen signatures Serm-Puay print "SPECIMEN" UNC about 32,000 baht.
  • Specimen signatures Soontorn-Puay print "SPECIMEN" UNC about 26,000 baht.

    The price was updated on 25th November 2017.

    Banknote Info

    The 9th series 20 baht type 5 banknote is identical to the 20 baht type 4 banknote. But the watermark image was chaged to the portrait of King Rama 9.

    Even though each type of 20 baht 9th series banknote is quite similar, the different points of the 20 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 20 baht type 5 banknotes were announced on 9th December 1957.

    Banknote size

    8.70 x 14.70 cm.

    Serial code

    G 10 - G 100, H 1 - H 100, Y 1 - Y 456, Y 901 - Y 905

    Front

    The main object is the image of King Rama 9 in older age in the uniform of the supreme. The middle image is Dusidapirom pavilion and Chakri Maha Prasart throne hall. 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
  • Serm - Kasem
  • Serm - Chot
  • Chot - Chot
  • Soontorn - Puay
  • Serm - Puay
  • Sommai - Pisoot

    Minister of Finance
    General Pao pianlert Boripanyutakit (8 Dec 1951 - 30 Mar 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 - 15 Oct 1973)
    Mr. Sommai Hoontrakool (30 May 1974 - 20 Feb 1975)

    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)
    Mr. Pisoot Nimmanhemin (16 Aug 1971 - 23 May 1975)

    Security features

    Raised ink, image watermark, security thread.