№ 50 (3.00 Rubles) Aesculapian Snake
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Aesculapian Snake

Wikipedia: Aesculapian Snake
The Aesculapian Snake (now Zamenis longissimus, previously Elaphe longissima), a member of the Colubrinae subfamily of the family Colubridae, is a nonvenomous snake native to Europe. With up to 2 meters in length, it counts among the largest European snakes, though not as massive as the Four-lined Snake or the Montpellier Snake. The species has been of cultural and historical significance for its role in ancient Greek and Roman mythology and derived symbolism.  Read more..

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Variety:  Standard Series
Michel Catalogue No. Michel Catalogue No. 50
Yvert & Tellier Catalogue No. Yvert & Tellier © Catalogue No. 44
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 50
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. 52
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 Luminescent: Front Side Only - Intense
Gum Gum Gummed
Colour Colour Multicoloured
Perforation Type Perforation Type Comb
Perforation Size Perforation Size 13¼
Print Process Print Process Offset Lithography
Size (mm) Size (mm) 40.50 x 25.50
Original Face Value Face Value 3.00 Rubles
Applicable Postal Rate Applicable Postal Rate 3.00 Rubles (1.1.1993-1.8.1993) Letters/Domestic/Moldova/Surface Mail/Unregistered
Re-Issue Date Re-Issue Date November 1, 2001
Re-Issue Face Value Re-Issue Face Value 0.03 Lei
Re-Issue Date Secondary Revaluation Date January 1, 2019
Re-Issue Face Value Secondary Revaluation 3.00 Lei
Quantity Printed Quantity Printed 240,000
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 Se-Tenant Block № 50-53Zd  
Sheets for this Stamp Sheets Links Minisheet № 50-53Zd Kb1
Minisheet № 50-53Zd Kb2
Booklet Pane № 50-55 Hb
Booklet Pane № 50-55 HbC1
Booklet Pane № 50-55 HbC2
Booklets Containing this Stamp Booklets Containing this Stamp Links -
First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp Links № 50 FDC
Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Links № 50 MC


Catalogue: Stamp Issues & Related Items 1993 Catalogue of the Postage Stamps of the Republic of Moldova
Issue:  Endangered Snake Species - World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

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