Germany-DDR 1986 Historical coins

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1986; commemorative stamps of the issue "Historical coins - Town Thalers";

issue of 5 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3040-3044; Yvert & Tellier; 2661-2665; Scott: No. 2562-2566; AFA: 2713-2717
  • Colors : multicolored with silver
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 35 - 50 - 85 (Pfennig) - 1,- (Mark)
  • Postage validity : 02 September 1986 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Paul Reißmüller
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 13
  • Print runs :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 8,100,000 in sheets à 30 stamps (6x5)
- 35 (Pfennig) : 5,100,000 in sheets à 30 stamps (6x5)
- 50 (Pfennig) : 4,200,000 in sheets à 30 stamps (6x5)
- 85 (Pfennig) : 4,200,000 in sheets à 30 stamps (6x5)
- 1,- (Mark) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 30 stamps (6x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without silver frame and year line): 33.0 x 33.0 mm


Stamps of the issue "Historical coins - Town Thalers"
(issue of 5 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3040, mint
Michel No. 3041, mint
Michel No. 3042, mint
Michel No. 3043, mint
Michel No. 3044, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3040, postmarked
Michel No. 3041, postmarked
Michel No. 3042, postmarked
Michel No. 3043, postmarked
Michel No. 3044, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : Town Thaler Rostock, 1637
- 35 (Pfennig) : Town Thaler Nordhausen, 1660
- 50 (Pfennig) : Town Thaler Erfurt, 1633
- 85 (Pfennig) : Town Thaler Magdeburg, 1638
- 1,- (Mark) : Town Thaler Stralsund, 1622