№ 1094 (2.00 Lei) European Hamster (Cricetus cricetus)

European Hamster (Cricetus cricetus)

Wikipedia: European Hamster (Cricetus cricetus)
The European hamster (Cricetus cricetus), also known as the Eurasian hamster, black-bellied hamster or common hamster, is the only species of the genus Cricetus. It is native to a large range in Eurasia, extending from Belgium to the Altai mountains and Yenisey River in Russia. Where abundant the animal is widely considered a farmland pest, and it has also been trapped for its fur. Across its global range, it is considered of least concern, but in many individual Western European countries it is considered critically endangered. Cricetus is also a monotypic genus.  Read more..

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Variety:  Standard Series
Michel Catalogue No. Michel Catalogue No. 1094
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MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 1094
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. 1121
Stamp Type Stamp Type Commemorative
Philatelic Status Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Paper Type Paper Type Coated (Glossy)
UV Luminescence UV Luminescence Unknown/Untested
Gum Gum Gummed
Colour Colour Multicoloured
Perforation Type Perforation Type Comb
Perforation Size Perforation Size 14:14½
Print Process Print Process Offset Lithography
Size (mm) Size (mm) 46.00 x 27.50
Original Face Value Face Value 2.00 Lei
Applicable Postal Rate Applicable Postal Rate ?
Quantity Printed Quantity Printed 100,000
Rarity Rarity Common
Euro Value (Mint) Euro Value (Mint) 0.50
Euro Value (Used) Euro Value (Used) 0.50
FIP Status FIP Status Compliant
Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Links -
Sheets for this Stamp Sheets Links Minisheet № 1094 Kb
Booklets Containing this Stamp Booklets Containing this Stamp Links -
First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp Links № 1092-1095 FDC1
Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Links № 1094 MC1
 

 

Catalogue: Stamp Issues & Related Items 2019 Catalogue of the Postage Stamps of the Republic of Moldova
Issue:  From The Red Book of the Republic of Moldova: Fauna

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