Best answer: How do I know if my Thai baht is real?

How can you tell a fake Thai baht?

Spotting a fake Thai baht note

The watermark of Thai King Phumiphol situated in the white space on the right-hand side of the note. The watermark can be seen if held up to light. Fake bills usually will not have this watermark. On the opposite side of the note, you will see six markers which have a metallic sheen.

What does Thai paper money look like?

Notes. The Thai baht is available in a variety of different banknotes — 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000. Their colours are green, blue, red, purple and brown, respectively, and they are solely printed on special paper made from cotton fibre, not plastic.

How can I identify my Thai coins?

Thai coins use a unique dating system which may at first seem somewhat confusing. They almost always bear their dates using Thai numerals and use three different year numbering systems. To translate a Thai year to an Anno Domini year numbering system, first translate the numerals to Arabic numerals.

Can you still use old Thai baht?

If the old Thai Baht (BHT) banknotes in your drawer are of Series 15 (Type 2), 16 or 17, congratulations! Your Bahts are still accepted and are in circulation in Thailand. Update: We just verified and all Series 15, Series 16 and Series Thai Baht are still accepted in 2021!

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Is USD accepted in Thailand?

Do they accept US dollars in Thailand? Yes, you can US Dollars in Thailand. As we have explained above, it will be cheaper for you to buy USD instead of Thai Baht.

How much is $1 US in Thailand?

Convert US Dollar to Thai Baht

1 USD 32.7793 THB
5 USD 163.896 THB
10 USD 327.793 THB
25 USD 819.482 THB

How do you tell the year of a Thai coin?

Evidently all Thai coins recently minted are in this category. The rule for date conversion is as follows: Year AD = Year BE – 543. And vice versa: Year BE = Year AD + 543. As an example, 2012 AD = (2012 + 543) BE = 2555 BE.

How do you tell the date of a Thai coin?

Dating from the start of the present ruling dynasty in 1781 AD. The current numbering system, from 1913 to the present, is based on BE dates (from Buddha’s enlightenment in 543 BC). Typical BE date: = 2550 – 543 = 2007 AD.

How much is a 5 Thai baht coin worth?


Issuer Thailand
Value 5 Baht 5 THB = USD 0.15
Currency Baht (1897-date)
Composition Copper-nickel clad copper
Weight 7.5 g