The Royal Crest Commemorating
the Sixth-Cycle (72 nd) Birthday Anniversary
Of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej
on 5 December 1999
- His Majesty the King's initials the Thai letters
"Phor Por Ror" placed at the centre of the crest,
under the Royal Crown and above the Royal Throne of
the Eight Compass Points, signify that His Majesty is
the focus of the entire nation, binding the people's
hearts and loyalty. The yellow colour of the letters
is the colour of His Majesty's day of birth, and the
blue colour of the background that of the monarchy.
The surrounding discus (Chakra) with the Thai numeral
9 means that King Bhumibol Adulyadej is the ninth
monarch of the Chakri Dynasty.
The crest is flanked by two seven-tiered umbrellas
and topped by a nine-tiered umbrella, both types
symbols of kingship.
- The four point border represents the four regions of the
country, in which the people live in peace and
tranquility under the King's supreme protection, as
expressed by the green colour, which is a symbol of
peace and abundance. Each of the four points of the
border has a lotus, an offering to His Majesty on the
occasion of his Sixth-Cycle Birthday Anniversary.
- The golden rays around the crest signify His Majesty's
grace and benevolence, which pervade the Kingdom and
beyond and bring pride and joy to the people in the
- Beneath the crest a blue silk banner
bears the inscription of the Royal Occasion of His
Majesty's Sixth-Cycle Birthday on 5 December 1999.