Central Banking

Thailand unveils royal family commemorative banknotes

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The Bank of Thailand has unveiled two commemorative banknotes; an 80 baht ($2.50) note to mark Queen Sirikit of Thailand's 80th birthday and a 100 baht note to mark the Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn's 60th birthday. The central bank said it will issue the notes in the next two months to pay tribute to the pair's "incomparable contributions to the country".

Two million 80 baht notes are to be released three days prior to the Queen's birthday on August 12. They will be sold at a price of 120 ba

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