The Finance Ministry issued only 100 10-baht coins in B.E. 2533 (1990) for distribution to delegates at a coin exhibition in England that year, to make them aware Thailand was about to mint 10-baht coins to replace 10-baht banknotes, Treasury Department chief Naris Chaisutr said.
Mr Naris confirmed a claim by the owner of Panan Jewelry shop that the coins are rare.
Punnawat Siriruengwanich, in a posting on social media, offered 100,000 baht for one of the 10-baht coins issued in B.E. 2533 (1990).
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