№ 59 (10.00 Rubles) Common Roller
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Common Roller

Wikipedia: Common Roller
The rollers are an Old World family, Coraciidae, of near passerine birds. The group gets its name from the aerial acrobatics some of these birds perform during courtship or territorial flights. Rollers resemble crows in size and build, and share the colourful appearance of kingfishers and bee-eaters, blues and pinkish or cinnamon browns predominating. The two inner front toes are connected, but not the outer one. They are mainly insect eaters, with Eurystomus species taking their prey on the wing, and those of the genus Coracias diving from a perch to catch food items from on the ground, like giant shrikes.  Read more..

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Variety:  Standard Series (Perforated)
Michel Catalogue No. Michel Catalogue No. 59
Yvert & Tellier Catalogue No. Yvert & Tellier © Catalogue No. 53
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 59
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. 61
Stamp Type Stamp Type Definitive
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: Both Sides - 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) 21.00 x 30.00
Original Face Value Face Value 10.00 Rubles
Applicable Postal Rate Applicable Postal Rate 10.00 Rubles (1.4.1993-1.8.1993) Postcards/International/Belarus, Romania, Russia and Ukraine/Surface Mail/Unregistered
Re-Issue Date Re-Issue Date December 15, 1995
Re-Issue Face Value Re-Issue Face Value 0.10 Lei
Quantity Printed Quantity Printed 3,000,000
Rarity Rarity Common
Euro Value (Mint) Euro Value (Mint) 0.15
Euro Value (Used) Euro Value (Used) 0.15
FIP Status FIP Status Compliant
Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Links Mixed Gutter Pair (Vertical) № 57-59 MGP  
Mixed Gutter Block № 57-60 MGB  
Mixed Gutter Pair (Horizontal) № 59-60 MGP  
Sheets for this Stamp Sheets Links Full Sheet № 59 FS
Booklets Containing this Stamp Booklets Containing this Stamp Links -
First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp Links № 59 FDC
Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Links -


Catalogue: Stamp Issues & Related Items 1993 Catalogue of the Postage Stamps of the Republic of Moldova
Issue:  Birds (II)

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