These photos were taken in natural sunlight. They are the Baht and its fractional silver pieces from the popular King Chulalongkorn. These are the brightest examples without toning I could put together.
There are also copper pieces that can still be found looking not too dark, with a slightly different, even better portrait of the King. I believe there was no 1/2 Baht for this time.
The examples of these coins we have that were given higher grades look duller.
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