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The Complete Set of Thai banknote books


Publisher : MOCA Bangkok
Size : 31.3 x 24.6  cm.
Promotion : List price 2,400 Bht. Special price 1998 Bht.,

free acrylic clear- crystal book case.
Bilingual Edition :  Thai

During Covid-19 crisis the shipment
would be delivered within 2-3 months.

SKU: 8852301008064 Categories: Books, Books & Gifts

4 in stock


The complete set of Thaibanknote books (Series I and II) the precious collectible books which include the history of hundreds  years of Thai banknotes sine the first paper money on the land of Siam, called “mai”, first appeared in the year 2396(BE) in the reign of King Rama VI.  After the interpretation, the use of “paper (banknote)” in the reign of King Chulalongkorn.   Paper money that occurred since the reign of King Rama V until present there are 17 banknotes printed. The complete set of Thai banknote books  value of the memoir of Siam’s past and the exquisite art that is placed on banknotes. The most collectible banknote books which all Series, all denominations, all types  and all signatures, the only complete books of Thaibanknote of the world.


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Sanchai Wongsarawanee

Sanchai Wongsarawanee was born in Bangkok in 1958, studied at Samsen Wittayalai School and Thammasat University. Serve as an investigation officer at Office of the Narcotics Control Board. Finally, retired as the museum expert at Bank of Thailand in 2018. He is interested in money. Both coins and banknotes, including history and culture. In addition to the book “Thai banknote of King Rama IV – Rama VIII” written with Sumaivadee Mekasut. There are also works for writing, such as Devavesm Palace and 100 years of Bang Khun Phrom Palace. He also organized temporary exhibitions, such as Centenary of Thai Banknotes and Banknotes During the Reign of King Rama IX on the Occasion of 7th Cycle Birthday Anniversary. As well as creating currency permanent exhibitions both at the Bank of Thailand Museum in Bang Khun Phrom Palace (2006-2017) and Bank of Thailand Learning Center.

Sumaivadee Mekasut

Sumaivadee is a native of Ratchaburi, born in late 1963. Her grandfather used to be a goldsmith at the F. Grahlert & Co.,Jewellers. This German department store is a royal gold shop during the reign of King Rama V. In addition, her grandfather is also a famous Thai traditional medicine doctor in Ratchaburi. Resulting in the love of history and art, she then graduated from Silpakorn University and a master’s degree at Thammasat University. In the same branch is Library and information science (LIS). Sumaivadee specializes in librarian, archives, research and writing. She has works for writing articles and books such as 100 years of Bang Khun Phrom Palace. Masterpieces in the Bank of Thailand Museum, Thai banknotes during World War II, etc. Currently, Sumaivadee is also working on antiques, museums, lectures and research for public dissemination.