coins are: 50 satang, 5 satang, one baht, one
satang, 10 baht, 10 satang, 25 satang and 2 baht.
called the song salueng, the 50 satang Thailand
coins are the one-half bath equivalent. It is also
the 25 satang equivalent.
2008 this Thailand coins can be found in both copper
series and aluminium series.
In the winter of 2009,
some changes regarding the Thailand coins were
announced by the treasury department.
After these changes, the 5 baht coin has only 6
grams instead of 7.5 as it used to have before. Its
composition and features were not changed.
The 5 satang
Thailand coins are a baht one-twentieth equivalent. One baht
is also a baht currency unit and is also known as rian baht
(rian means coin in the Thai language) and like all the
others Thailand coins it features King Bhumibol Adulyadey on
its obverse; on reverse is an image of Wat Phra Kaew or Wat
Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram, a royal temple in the Grand
Palace complex, Bangkok.
also suffered some changes in February 2009, when
the Treasury Department modified the composition to
nickel-clad iron from cupronickel. The mass was
reduced to 3.0 grams, and the image of the coin’s
obverse was changed with a more recent king’s
portrait. The one satang coin is baht one-hundredth
equivalent; it is used in the banking transactions
but you will rarely meet it in circulation. The 10
baht Thailand coins have Thailand’s king on obverse
and the Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawora Mahavihara
on reverse, an image from the Chao Phraya River.
The raised doth
which corresponds to the Braille 1, 2, 4 and 5 dots
corresponding to 10, are on the reverse of a standard 10
baht coin at 12 o’ clock position. Other denominations’
coins and the 10 baht commemorative coins don’t have the
Braille enumeration on them. A new series of
Thailand coins was put in circulation in 2009 and the image
of King Bhumipol Adulyadej from the 10 baht coin’s obverse
was replaced with a more recent one.
The 10 satang coin is the baht one-tenth equivalent
and is used in the banking transactions, being
rarely used in circulation.
The 25 satang Thailand coins are also called salueng
by the Thai speakers and are the baht one-fourth
The 2 baht coins worth 200 satang or 2 baht; like on
any other Thailand coins, on this one’s obverse is
the Thailand’s king image too.
On the coin’s reverse you can see the Golden
Mountain in Bangkok, at Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha
Wihan. Since 1979 the 2 baht coin was used as a
commemorative coin, before entering to the normal
Since 1996, 40 cupronickel-clad-copper commemorative
Thailand coins and one cupronickel commemorative coin series
can be seen in Thailand. The new series of 2 baht Thailand
coins was released in 2009, on February 3, by the Royal Thai
Mint, the nickel-clad low-carbon steel being replaced with
the aluminium bronze.