Monday, December 05, 2005

Highly Revered Monk Postage Stamp

Following the big success of two previous Buddhism related postage stamps, Thailand Post has come up with another fail-proof popular postage stamp depicted four of Thailand's greatest monks of all time. These highly revered monks have been greatly respected by Buddhists all over Thailand for years even though some passed away more than hundred years ago. The popularity of this set of postage stamps could perfectly reflect Thai society and culture which is closely based on Buddhism and its related icons.


Release Date: 5 December 2005
Number of Copies: 1,500,000 pieces/design
Type: Sheet of 20 (mixed)
Value (in THB): 5.00 ฿ (4 designs)

  • Design 1 : Somdet Phra Phutthachan (To Brahmaramsi)
  • Design 2 : Phra Ratchamuni Samiram Khunupamachan (Luangpu Thuat)
  • Design 3 : Phra Acharn Man Bhuridatto
  • Design 4 : Khruba Sri Wichai

Printing Style: Intaglio and Lithography - Multi Color
Printer: Note Printing Works, Bank of Thailand
Design: Thaveeporn Thongkhambai