Special 123  Ancient Coins Postage Stamps (Issue of 1976)

Stamp SN D123
Stamp Name Special 123  Ancient Coins Postage Stamps (Issue of 1976)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Money
Issue date 1976-06-16
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Designer Wen Hsueh-ju
Photographer Huang Po-hsiung & Wu Cheng-fang
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10<br>
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made 〝郵〞(post)  watermarked paper with gum<br>
Perforation 13


  For the promotion of the Chinese Cultural Renaissance Movement, a set of 〝Ancient Coins Postage Stamps (Issue of 1976)〞was released with four ancient coins selected from the collection of the National Museum of History.  The designs of the four stamps are described briefly as follows:

2.00  〝Kung Shou Pu〞 of the late Shang dynasty or early Chou dynasty (about the 12th century B.C.), 

5.00  〝Chien Tsu Pu〞 minted by the Chao kingdom in northern China of the Warring States period (481-221 B.C.). 

8.00  〝Yuan Tsu Pu〞 of the Tsin kingdom in the present Shansi province of the Spring and Autumn period (722-481 B.C.) 

10.00  〝Fang Tsu Pu〞 of the late Chin dynasty or early Han dynasty (about the third or second century B.C.).