What about Thailand’s two-baht?

August 14, 2012 – Unofficial reports indicate that in Thailand a change in the currency system might be just about to happen. In 1979 the two-baht coin was introduced as commemorative coin and executed in copper-nickel, later it was complemented by a copper-nickel clad copper composition. This coin has since a rather varied history.
In the late 1990s it was abandoned during a financial crisis. However, there was a new two-baht issue in 2005 rendering thus the denomination a regular circulation coin featuring King Bhumipol. Although this issue is still in circulation, in 2009 it was substituted by a new coin in aluminium-bronze instead of the previously used nickel clad low-carbon steel.
Now Richard Giedroyc cites a Bangkok newspaper article that gives information about a possible change to come again, it might even imply the end of the two-baht coin that was never loved by the people because of its many various designs and the colour and size which made it easily mistaken for a one-baht coin.

You can read the whole article of Richard Giedroyc here.

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