Thai Baht
Pronunciation: \bat\
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural baht also bahts
monetary unit of Thailand. Each baht is subdivided into 100 satang. The Bank of Thailand has the exclusive authority to issue currency in Thailand; banknotes are issued in amounts ranging from 10 to 1,000 baht. The obverse side of each note is adorned with a picture of the reigning king of Thailand, accompanied by other symbols, such as the royal seal.

On the reverse side are varying images associated with Thailand's history; for example, the 500-baht note shows a temple and a statue of Rama III, who reigned from 1824-51, and the 50-baht note depicts a statue of Chulalongkorn (Rama V), king of Siam from 1873 to 1910. Coins are issued in denominations ranging from 25 satang to 10 baht; coins feature King Rama I (reigned 1737 to 1809) on the obverse.

1 Baht (Bt) = 100 satang. Notes are in denominations of Bt1000 (grey), 500 (purple), 100 (red), 50 (blue) and 20 (green). Coins are in denominations of Bt10, 5 and 1, and 50 and 25 satangs  Read more...