Jersey 2009 Europa. Moons of Jupiter and Constellations

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 10th February 2009
  • Designed by: Jennifer Toombs
  • Printed by: Cartor Security Printing of France
  • Print Process: Offset Lithography with silver foil embossing,
  • Sheet Size: 10 (2 by 5)
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 40mm
  • Perforations: 12.9 x 13.2
  • Withdrawn: 28th February 2010
  • Europa 2009. Astronomy. The Moons of Jupiter discovered by Galileo Galilei, and Constellations
  • Issue notes 400th anniversary of Galileo's first astronomical observatory
  • All designs incorporate a portrait of Galileo. Only the 39p and 43p values are inscribed with EUROPA emblem
  • Stamps printed in sheets of ten (2 x 5) with illustrated borders (tabs depict various constellations)

35p ~ Ursa Major and Cassiopeia, moon of Jupiter is Io
39p ~ Boötes and Corona Borealis, moon of Jupiter is Europa
43p ~ Cygnus and Pegasus, moon of Jupiter is Ganymede (with Great Red Spot of Jupiter)
76p ~ Perseus and Orion, moon of Jupiter is Callisto

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