Tuesday, January 20, 2009


Bhutan 20 Ngultrum 2006 UNC
Front: King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk February 21, 1980
Back: Punakha Dzong

Below Image and Information Obtained From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Punakha Dzong was constructed by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1637-38. It is the winter home of Bhutan's Central Monk Body led by the Je Khenpo. In 1987, the dzong was partially destroyed by fire.

The fifth Dragon King of Bhutan and head of the Wangchuck dynasty.He became king on 14 December 2006, and was officially crowned on 6 November 2008. At age 28, Khesar is currently the world's youngest monarch and head of state. Khesar is the eldest son of the fourth.

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