Published: March 02, 2020
Treasury Department director-general Yutthana Yimkarun said his department has been employing measures to make sure coins are clean and free of germs as many people are worried that coins might be a factor boosting the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus.
Published: August 14, 2019
The Treasury Department is to take legal action against 10 websites and Facebook pages for allegedly selling fakes of the commemorative coins minted to mark the royal coronation of King Rama X, a senior official said.
Published: August 23, 2017
Three out of the four types of commemorative coin minted for the funeral of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej have been fully booked by Wednesday – the second day after the Finance Ministry’s Treasury Department started to accept public reservations to purchase them.
Published: April 04, 2017
Nine more sea turtles at the Sea Turtle Conservation Centre on Munnai Island in Rayong have been examined to determine whether they had coins in their digestive system, with one turtle confirmed to have four coins in its stomach.
Published: March 13, 2017
Following the news last week that green turtle “Ormsin” had successfully undergone a life-saving after consuming more than 900 coins, Phra Pattana Thannavaro, deputy abbot of Watpa Dhamma Autthayan in Khon Kaen, has warned Buddhists to think carefully before “making merit” by throwing coins into a fish pond.