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Thailand  1997  "Dinosaurs"  

Issue Date 28.08.1997
ID Michel: 1804-1807, 103 Scott: 1762-1765, 1765a Stanley Gibbons:  1968-1971, 1972 Yvert: 1756-1759, 101 UPU:   Category: pR
Author Mr. Thaneth Penchaiwong
Stamps in set 4
Value 2,00 - Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae
3,00 - Siamotyrannus isanensis
6,00 - Siamosaurus suteethorni
9,00 - Psittacosaurus sattayaraki
Size (width x height)
Products FDC x1 MS x1 PP x1
Perforation 13.5
Print Technique Photogravure
Printed by Joh. Enschede Stamps
Issuing Authority The Communications Authority of Thailand
Dinosaurs on stamps of Thailand 1997

On 28 of August 1997, Post Authority of Thailand issued a set of four stamps shows reconstructions of dinosaurs fossils of which found in Northeastern part of the country. All these animals were alive  in the early Cretaceous period, about 100-130 millions years ago.
Note: one stamp of the set, with face value of Baht 6.0, reprinted in 2008, with overprinted value of Baht 15
Siamosaurus suteethorni dinosaur on stamp of Thailand 1997 and 2008
Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae dinosaur on stamp of Thailand 1997Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae. The first Sauropods dinosaur fossil found in the Northeastern part of Thailand. Having both a long neck and tail, it measured about 15-20 meters in length. The medium sized Sauropods had 4 legs and were vegetarians. Siamotyrannus isanensis dinosaur on stamp of Thailand 1997Siamotyrannus isanensis. It was the newly discovered Therapods Carnosaur species, of the Tyrannosaurus family. Living on meat the dinosaur, which had rather short front legs, walked and ran on their two big, strong back legs. They were only about 6.5 meters in length.
Siamosaurus suteethorni dinosaur on stamp of Thailand 1997Siamosaurus suteethorni. It was in the Therapods Carnosaur species of the Spinosarus family. They measure about 7 meters in length and alked on two legs. Living on fish. Psittacosaurus sattayaraki dinosaur on stamp of Thailand 1997Psittacosaurus sattayaraki. The small sized pincherbacked dinosaur measured only 1-1.4 meters in length.  Different from the fossils of other dinosaurs found in Thailand. The dinosaur had a birdtype hip bone. A vegetarian, it lived about 100 million years ago, also in the early Cretaceous ages.

FDC Presentation Pack

Dinosaurs on FDC of Thailand 1997

Dinosaurs on stamps of Thailand 1997
Mini Sheet  Booklet with 5 stamps of Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae

Dinosaurs on stamps of Thailand 1997

Booklet with 5 stamps of Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae, Thailand 1997

Used covers Maxi Cards

Dinosaur stamps from 1997 on used covers from Thailand

Dinosaurs on Maxi Cards of Thailand 1997



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