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1988 Thailand Baht coin pendant Phra Kaew Buddhist Temple Bangkok Grand Palace King Bhumibol Adulyadej Siamese Dambro Indochina n000274

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Thailand 1 Baht {1986-2008} 2S

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front: Phra Kaew Temple, Bangkok.

Wat Phra Kaew, commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand. The Emerald Buddha housed in the temple is a potent religio-political symbol and the palladium (protective image) of Thai society. It is located in Phra Nakhon District, the historic centre of Bangkok, within the precincts of the Grand Palace.

The main building is the central phra ubosot, which houses the statue of the Emerald Buddha. According to legend, this Buddha image originated in India where the sage Nagasena prophesied that the Emerald Buddha would bring "prosperity and pre-eminence to each country in which it resides", the Emerald Buddha deified in the Wat Phra Kaew is therefore deeply revered and venerated in Thailand as the protector of the country.

Lettering:
ประเทศไทย

back: bust of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX

Lettering:
ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช
รัชกาลที่ ๙

Translation:
Bhumibol Adulyadej
Rama IX

• quantity 1
• polished Copper-nickel coin
• diameter: 20 mm
• weight: 3.4 g

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