||The Royal Emblem In Commemoration of the Celebrations on the Auspicious Occasion Of His Majesty the King’s Eightieth Birthday Anniversary 5th December 2007.
||The Royal Emblem
depicts the Privy Seal of the Ninth Reign, which is composed
of the Octagonal Throne, the Discus (Chakra), in the middle
of which is the symbolic letter “Unalome” insignia. Around
the Chakra Discus, there are rays radiating all round. Above
the Chakra Discus is the Seven-Tiered Umbrella over the Octagonal
Throne meaning that His Majesty the King has sovereign power
in the realm, for at the Coronation Ceremony His Majesty sat
upon the Octagonal Throne and received consecrated water from
the eight cardinal points in accordance with ancient Royal
custom which for the first time was presented by Members of
Parliament instead of Royal pundits. As for the platform on
which rests the Octagonal Throne, it is strewn with nine silver
and golden “Bikul” flowers.
The Privy Seal is encircled by eighty diamonds meaning the
80th Birthday Anniversary. On top of the Seal is the Great
Crown of Victory which signifies the Royal Dignity of the
Sovereign and symbolizes supreme Kingship. Within the Great
Crown of Victory is the Thai numeral 9 meaning the Ninth Reign.
The Great Crown of Victory is in front of the Great White
Umbrella of State, which is in the centre and flanked by two
Seven-Tiered Umbrellas, marking the great rank of the Sovereign.
Beneath the Privy Seal is the Thai number 80 meaning that
His Majesty the King has reached His Eightieth year. Under
the number 80 is the silk ribbon bearing the words “The Celebration
on the Auspicious Occasion of His Majesty the King’s 80th
Birthday Anniversary 5th December 2007”. Apart from naming
the Royal Ceremony, the silk ribbon also supports the two