Thailand new 500-baht note confirmed

According to press release No. 16/2014, the Bank of Thailand issued a new 500-baht note on 12 May 2014. The note remains the same size (156 x 72) and color (purple) as the existing 500-baht note (P107), but incorporates several new security features:

  • Thai ornament in gold-to-green OVI
  • latent image of denomination
  • ๕๐๐ electrotype watermark
  • holographic foil stripe
  • gold-to-green RollingStar Cube windowed security thread
  • iridescent coating

Existing notes remain legal tender.

Courtesy of Nin Cheun (Noteshobby) and Sanjay Basu.