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BJ019.03

Country / Post Benin
Date of Issue 15 April 2003
Primary theme Fine Arts (Artists)
Subject 150th Anniversary of birth of Van Gogh
Width 31.0 mm
Height 43.5 mm
Denomination 500 XOF
Number in set 4 (show set)
Layout/Format sheet of 36, miniature sheet of 4 of 4 designs
Perforations 13 by 13
Stamp issuing authority Office de Postes et Telecommunications
Printer The Fine Arts Company Sarl