№ 958-959. Games of XXVIII Olympiad. Athens 2004.

20.07.2004
Painter – Beltyukov V.

Se-tenant Stamps per sheet: 3 (3x1 stamps).
Paper - coated; manufacturing process - offset; perforation - comb 12 x 12½.
Se-tenant print quantity - 200000.


A se-tenant strip of 2 stamps and a coupon pays tribute to the XXVIII Olympic Games. Greece,the homeland of the Olympic Games, has become a host country of the Olympic Games of the new millenium. The stamps feature Olympic sports: running, wrestling and five Olympic circles. The coupon depicts the Olympic Flame and the words by the antique Greek poet Pindarus “Olympiad is the mother of all games and the mistress of fairness”.

958K959

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used
958 3.00 35.5×23.5 Running. multicolor 3.00 1.20
959 8.00 35.5×23.5 Wrestling. multicolor 8.00 2.00

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