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5 Baht - Rama IX heavy type

5 Baht - Rama IX (heavy type) -  obverse5 Baht - Rama IX (heavy type) -  reverse

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Features

Country Thailand
King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) (1946-2016)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2531-2551 (1988-2008)
Calendar Thai
Value 5 Baht
5 THB = 0.16 USD
Currency Baht (1897-date)
Composition Copper-nickel clad copper
Weight 7.5 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References Y# 219,
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins: 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA. ISBN 9780794820565.
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira Friedberg; 1988. Current Coins of the World (8th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Clifton, USA. ISBN 9780871848017.
Schön# 347
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) facing left

Lettering: ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช รัชกาลที่๙

Translation: Bhumibol Adulyadej, King Rama IX

Engraver: Wuthichai Saengngoen

Reverse

Wat Benchamabophit, also known as “The Marble Temple", with the denomination below

Lettering:
ประเทศไทย พ.ศ.๒๕๓๓
๕ บาท 5

Translation:
Thailand 1990
5 Baht 5

Engraver: Supab Aun-aree

Edge

Reeded

5 Baht - Rama IX (heavy type) -  obverse

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Comments

Made-to-order coins exist:
Coins dated 2542 were struck on a copper planchet; PCGS #35515204 (6.6g), PCGS #37982043.
// MTO set 2542 is consist of coins from 1 Satang to 5 Baht, with each type struck on copper, silver, and gold. 16~18 sets are believed to be made. (source by siamcoin)
- Aluminium-bronze, medal alignment (2544)
- Copper, medal alignment (2544)
- Silver, medal alignment (2544)
// MTO set 2544, struck as medal alignment.
- Coins dated 2542 struck on (10 Baht like) bi-metallic planchet. PCGS #36026876. Non-graded coins also exist.
- Coin dated 2544 struck on (10 Baht like) bi-metallic 6.9g planchet. PCGS #35515205.
- Coins dated 2545 struck on (10 Baht like) bi-metallic planchet.
- Coins struck as the double obverse. PCGS #80704779. (could be an error)
- Coins dated 2532 struck as a double reverse. PCGS #80758343. (could be an error)
- Coins dated 2547 struck as a double reverse. PCGS #80704780. (could be an error)
- Coins dated 2543 struck without a clad layer on the obverse. PCGS #35676310. (could be an error)
- Coins dated 2543 struck without a clad layer on the reverse. PCGS #35676311. (could be an error)
- Coins dated 2532 struck as medal alignment. PCGS #80717156. (could be an error)

2546 ๒๕๔๖ exists in 2 versions:

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2531 (1988)  44,503,000 0.22 0.35 0.59 1.54 16% พ.ศ.๒๕๓๑
2532 (1989)  86,339,000 0.15 0.30 0.47 18% พ.ศ.๒๕๓๒
2533 (1990)  38,005,000 0.30 0.59 10% พ.ศ.๒๕๓๓
2534 (1991)  68,520,380 0.35 0.35 0.47 0.71 16% พ.ศ.๒๕๓๔
2535 (1992)  48,939,620 0.34 0.47 0.50 11% พ.ศ.๒๕๓๕
2536 (1993)  46,992,000 0.32 0.35 0.47 11% พ.ศ.๒๕๓๖
2537 (1994)  123,443,000 0.24 0.30 0.25 0.47 2.55 19% พ.ศ.๒๕๓๗
2538 (1995)  105,100,000 0.25 0.24 0.27 1.06 13% พ.ศ.๒๕๓๘
2539 (1996)  28,485,000 0.18 0.21 0.50 7% พ.ศ.๒๕๓๙
2540 (1997)  10,600 1.4% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๐
2541 (1998)  7,863,000 0.32 0.25 0.25 0.53 9% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๑
2542 (1999)  50,760,000 0.18 0.28 0.35 11% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๒
2543 (2000)  146,920,000 0.14 0.21 0.21 0.43 18% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๓
2544 (2001)  76,566,000 0.19 0.47 13% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๔
2545 (2002)  29,601,500 0.34 0.35 6% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๕
2546 (2003)  0.03% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๖; broken lines [Sets]
2546 (2003)  182,000 1.2% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๖; continuous lines
2547 (2004)  120,187,000 0.18 0.52 15% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๗
2548 (2005)  91,079,000 0.24 0.35 12% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๘
2549 (2006)  254,403,000 0.38 0.25 0.43 20% พ.ศ.๒๕๔๙
2550 (2007)  131,126,000 0.43 0.26 0.24 13% พ.ศ.๒๕๕๐
2551 (2008)  220,463,200 0.28 0.30 0.43 0.33 19% พ.ศ.๒๕๕๑

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