Ireland 2012 Science Milestones

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 5th July 2012
  • two values in a se-tenant pair, in sheetlet of 16 stamps (eight pairs), and a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Zinc Design
  • Printed by: Irish Security Stamp Printing, Dublin
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 51m (pair width 102mm. Miniature sheet format height 90mm x width 150mm
  • Perforations: 13.1 x 13.25
  • Paper:
  • Gum:

55c ~ Conference Centre, Dublin, principal venue for ESOF2012, Euroscience Open Forum 2012, and diagram of the molecular structure of DNA
55c ~ Portrait of Robert Boyle, 1626-1691, and figure (formula of Boyle's Law)
Issue notes Dublin as City of Science 2012 (which included hosting ESOF2012) and 350th anniversary of the formulation of Boyle's Law
(the pressure exerted by a gas held at a constant temperature varies inversely with the volume of the gas) in 1626

sheetlet stamps (se-tenant)

55c x 2

Miniature sheet

miniature sheet