Portugal 1969 500th Birth Anniversary of Vasco da Gama

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  • Issue Date: 30-12-1969
  • Withdraw: 30-04-1975
  • Designed by: Barata, Jaime Martins
  • Printed by: Casa da Moeda
  • Print Process: Offset
  • Paper: Enamel
  • Width: mm
  • Height: mm
  • Perforations:11¾¾
  • Format: Sheet of 5x10

Stamps[edit]

1$00
Vasco da Gama - portrait on Sociedade de Geografia
2$80
The Coat of arms of Vidígueira's Earl
3$50
Map indicating the route taken by the fleet
4$00
"Nau" São Gabriel and São Rafael and "Caravel" Bérrio

Print run[edit]

Quantity Quantity
1$00 9.000.000 3$50 1.000.000
2$80 1.000.000 3$50 1.000.000

Postmarks: Lisboa, Porto, Coimbra

value AF MI YT NVPH SG
1$00 1059 0 0 0 0
2$80 1060 0 0 0 0
3$50 1061 0 0 0 0
$00 1062 0 0 0 0
  • AF-Afinsa (Portugal & former Colonies)
  • MI-Mitchel
  • YT-Yvert et Tellier
  • NVPH-Dutch Catalogue
  • SG-Stanley Gibbons