Postage Stamp - Cambodia - 1983

Title

Postage Stamp - Cambodia - 1983

Type

Postage Stamp

Coverage

Cambodia

Date Issued

1983-05-10

Description

This stamp was issued by Cambodia as part of a series celebrating the 500th anniversary of the birth of the painter Raphael. The stamp features a detail from Raphael's painting The Parnassus showing the poets Dante, Homer, and Virgil. The stamp has text as follows: "សាធារណរដ្ឋប្រជាមានិតកម្ពុជា" (People's Republic of Kampuchea); vertically, along the left side: "500e Anniv. du peintre RAPHAËL" (500th anniversary of [the] painter Raphael; the Khmer equivalent appears vertically, along the right side); "០,៛២០" (0,20 riel), "REPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE / DU KAMPUCHEA" (People's Republic of Kampuchea), and "020 / RIEL".
Denomination: ០,៛២០ (0.20 KHR)
Perforation: 12 ¾ (comb)
Printing process: Offset lithography

Extent

50 × 40 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Michel no. 480
Scott no. 404

Contributor

Raphael

Language

French
Khmer