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The bullet coins are demonetized due to high rate of counterfeits.

In Rama VI reign, all pre-decimal coins are demonetized.

Ayutthaya-style bullet coins are produced until Rama IV, when the trade barrier between commoners and foreigners is abolished, the rapid economic growth making production of bullet money insufficient.

Countries and territories › Thailand Thailand is located in the center of Southeast Asia, bordering Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, and Malaysia. Siamese states emerged in the trading roads between Chinese, Khmer and Malay.

Kingdom of Sukhothai is the first prominent Thai state which existed from the 13th to 15th century in northern river plains.

The back of the 10-Baht coin depicts Wat Arun (วัดอรุณ) in Bangkok. The 5-Baht coin is slightly smaller than the 10-Baht coin (24mm).

The reverse features Wat Benjamabophit (วัดเบญจมบพิตร) or the Marble Temple. Coins minted before 1874 AD did not carry any dates. CS dating is believed to have started in Burma during 639 AD and used widely in Lanna, Sukhothai and Ayuthaya periods and in Burma and Cambodia.