№ 397 (0.40 Lei) Bengal Tiger

Bengal Tiger

Wikipedia: Bengal Tiger
The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is the most numerous tiger subspecies. Its populations have been estimated at 1,706–1,909 in India, 440 in Bangladesh, 163–253 in Nepal and 67–81 in Bhutan. Since 2010, it has been classified as an endangered species by the IUCN. The total population is estimated at fewer than 2,500 individuals with a decreasing trend, and none of the Tiger Conservation Landscapes within the Bengal tiger's range is large enough to support an effective population size of 250 adult individuals.  Read more..

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Variety:  Standard Series
Michel Catalogue No. Michel Catalogue No. 397
Yvert & Tellier Catalogue No. Yvert & Tellier © Catalogue No. 343
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 397
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. 428
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 Non-Luminescent
Gum Gum Gummed
Colour Colour Multicoloured
Perforation Type Perforation Type Comb
Perforation Size Perforation Size 13¾
Print Process Print Process Offset Lithography
Size (mm) Size (mm) 35.00 x 35.00
Original Face Value Face Value 0.40 Lei
Applicable Postal Rate Applicable Postal Rate 0.40 Lei (1.5.2001-31.12.2005) Letters/Domestic/Moldova/Surface Mail/Unregistered
Quantity Printed Quantity Printed 200,000
Rarity Rarity Less Common
Euro Value (Mint) Euro Value (Mint) 0.30
Euro Value (Used) Euro Value (Used) 0.30
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 № 397 Kb
Booklets Containing this Stamp Booklets Containing this Stamp Links -
First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp Links № 397-400 FDC
Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Links № 397 MC1
№ 397 MC2
№ 397 MC3
№ 397 MC4
№ 397 MC5
 

 

Catalogue: Stamp Issues & Related Items 2001 Catalogue of the Postage Stamps of the Republic of Moldova
Issue:  Chişinău Zoological Gardens

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