The baht (sign: ฿; code: THB) is the official currency of Thailand. It is divided into 100 satang and is commonly found in denominations of ฿20, ฿50, ฿100, ฿500, ฿1000 bills and 25, 50 satang ,฿1, ฿2, ฿5, ฿10 coins. The currency is issued by the Bank of Thailand and the currency is one of the most frequently traded currencies on the foreign exchange market. Because the baht bears the portrait of royal family members, any verbal, physical, or written disrespect to the baht is against the law, which may include stepping on the currency, or writing, ripping or burning a banknote.
Thai Baht Currency
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The Thai Baht was the 24th most-traded currency as of 2019 reported by the Bank of International Settlements. The Thailand economy has grown on average by 6.6% between 1950 and 2000, labeling it as one of the best performing economies within the 20th century.