2014

2014 - 13


18th December 2014: Memorable Advertisements


Two stamps with a value of €0,72, depicting Papadopoulos biscuits and MISKO. They were printed in sheets of 25 stamps. Two booklets with ten self-adhesive stamps were also issued, the first one (Papadopoulos) on the 8th April 2015, the second one (Misko) on the 7th July 2015.

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Anthoula Lyngka

Joh. Enschede

35x45 mm

(€0,72) -     1.000.000

(€0,72) -     1.000.000

13,75 x 13,25

Numbers printed: 20.000

Numbers printed: 20.000

Greek Stamps 2014-13

2014 - 12


12th December 2014: Christmas of Children


Four self-adhesive stamps with a value of €0,72 (2x) and €0,90 (2x), one of each square in shape, the other triangular, showing Christmas themes. They were issued in two booklets, each containing ten stamps, five x two values of €0,72 and five x two values of €0,90. The stamps contains a QR-code, which, scanned on a mobile device with reproduce Christmas songs.


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Myrsini Vardopoulou

Joh. Enschede

42x42 mm

Square: 12,5x12,5 mm

Triangular: 13,5x13,5 mm

(€0,72x10): Numbers printed: 30.000

(€0,90x10): Numbers printed: 15.000

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Greek Stamps 2014-12

2014 - 11


23rd October 2014: Contemporary Greek writers - poets - novelists


Four stamps depicting Kostas Vamalis (1884-1974) (€0,10), Dido Sotiriou (1909-2004) (€0,40), Antonis Samarakis (1919-2003) (€2,00) and Stratis Tsirkas (1911-1980) (€2,10). They were printed in sheets of 25 stamps.


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Myrsini Vardopoulou

Joh. Enschede

29x42 mm

(€0,10) -     1.000.000

(€0,40) -     1.000.000

(€2,00) -      1.500.000

(€2,10) -         100.000

13,75 x 13,25


Greek Stamps 2014-11

2014 - 10


10th September 2014: The 400th anniversary of Domenikos Theotokopoulos Death


A sheetlet with two stamps with a value of €1,00 and €1,50 commemorating the anniversary of the famous Cretan painter El Greco.


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Anthoula Lyngka

Joh. Enschede

Sheetlet: 85x90 mm

Stamps: 25,5x43 mm

Numbers printed: 30.000

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Greek Stamps 2014-10

2014 - 9


8th August 2014: Tourist 2014


Three self-adhesive stamps with a value of €0,80 showing Santorini, Rhodes and a boat. They were issued in booklets, each containing ten stamps and A4-sheets of personal stamps. Also, a number of special booklets were issued for hotels in Rhodes and Skopelos and a music store in Chania/Crete.


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Anthoula Lyngka

Giesecke and Devrient Matsoukis SA

40x40,5 mm

Numbers printed: 60,000


Numbers printed: 100.000


Numbers printed: 40.000

Greek Stamps 2014-9

2014 - 8


9th July 2014: Euromed 2014 – The Mediterranean


One stamp depicting The Mediterranean Sea with a value of €3,00. They were printed in sheets of 8 stamps. Also, a booklet was issued, comprising two stamps, imperforated on two sides.


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Anthoula Lyngka

Joh. Enschede

29x42 mm

(€3,40) -      120.000


13,75 x 13,25

Numbers printed: 7.000

Greek Stamps 2014-8

2014 - 7


12th June 2014: FIFA World Cup BRAZIL 2014


Two stamps depicting the mascot and a football player with a value of €0,90 and €1,30. They were printed se-tenant in sheets of 8 stamps. Als two sheetlets were issued, containing one stamp each.


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Myrsini Vardopoulo

Joh. Enschede

29x40 mm

13,25 x 14

450.000 of each.


8.000 of each.

Greek Stamps 2014-7

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2014 - 6


12th June 2014: The Bicycle


Four stamps depicting bicycles, with a value of  €0,72 (2x), €0,80 and €2,00. They were printed in sheets of 25 stamps and four sheetlets, each containing one stamp. Also, two booklets were issued with self-adhesive stamps, one with 10 stamps of €0,72 and one with 10 stamps of €0,80. Finally, a special booklet, containing 36 pages, including the four minitaiture sheets was issued.


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Marina Lasithiothaki

Joh. Enschede

38x38 mm

(€0,72) -        500.000

(€0,72) -        500.000

(€0,80) -      5.000.000

(€2,00) -         100.000

13,75 x 13,25

Numbers printed: 8.000

(€0,72): Numbers printed: 10.000

(€0,80): Numbers printed: 20.000

Numbers printed: 4.000

Greek Stamps 2014-6

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2014 - 5


19th May 2014: Europe 2014 - National Musical Instruments


Two stamps depicting musical instruments with a value of €0,90 and €3,40. They were printed se-tenant in sheets of 16 stamps. Also, stamp booklets were issued comprising of two times two stamps, imperforated on two sides.


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Myrsini Vardopoulos

Joh. Enschede

35x45 mm

(€0,90) -      80.000

(€3,40) -      80.000

13,75 x 13,25

Numbers issued: 10.000

Greek Stamps 2014-5

2014 - 4


24th April 2014: The months in folk art


Twelve stamps symbolizing the months of the year. They were printed in sheets of 25 stamps. Also, booklets with 20x5 stamps, perforated on two sides, were issued for sale at the Post Offices. Two booklets with self-adhesive stamps were also issued, one with ten stamps of €0,72 and one with ten stamps of €0,80.


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Eleni Apostolou

Joh. Enschede

35x45 mm

(€0,02) -   2.000.000

(€0,20) -   2.000.000

(€0,40) -      500.000

(€0,50) -   2.000.000

(€0,72) -   3.000.000

(€0,80) -   3.000.000

(€0,85) -   1.000.000

(€0,90) -   2.000.000

(€1,00) -   5.000.000

(€2,62) -   3.000.000

(€3,00) -    5.000.000

(€3,10) -       200.000

13,75 x 13,25

(€0,72): numbers printed 20.000

(€0,80): numbers printed 20.000

Greek Stamps 2014-4

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2014 - 3


20th March 2014: Songbirds of the Greek Countryside


Five stamps depicting birds: Luscinia megarhynchos (€0,72),  Carduelis chloris (€0,72), Carduelis cannabina (€1,00), Carduelis spina (€1,62) and Carduelis carduelis (€2,62). They were printed in sheets of 25 stamps and five sheetlets, each containing one stamp. Also, two booklets were issued with self-adhesive stamps, one with 10 stamps of €0,72 and one with 10 stamps of €0,80. Finally, a special booklet, containing 36 pages, including the five minitaiture sheets was issued.

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Anthoula Lyngka

Joh. Enschede

38x38 mm

(€0,72) -         250.000

(€0,72) -      1,500.000

(€0,80) -      1.000.000

(€2,00) -         100.000

13,75 x 13,25

Numbers printed: 7.000

(€0,72): Numbers printed: 10.000

(€0,80): Numbers printed: 10.000

Numbers printed: 3.500

Greek Stamps 2014-3

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2014 - 2


17th February 2014: Anniversaries - Events


Six stamps celebrating 120 years since the opening of the Corinth Canal (€0,05),  200th anniversary of the Elleniki Eteria (€0,38), 150 years since the Union of the Ionian islands with Greece (€0,72), 2014/Thessaloniki - European Youth Capital (€0,90), 50 years University of Ioannina (€1,50) and 300 years since the birth of St. Cosmas of Aetolia  (€1,95). They were printed in sheets of 25 stamps. On the 12th April also a booklet with ten self-adhesive stamps of €0,90 was issued.

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Theano Venieri

Joh. Enschede

29x42 mm

(€0,05) -   1.000.000

(€0,10) -      500.000

(€0,23) -      500.000

(€0,72) -      500.000

(€0,90) -    2.000.000

(€2,00) -       100.000

13,75 x 13,25

Numbers printed:

15.000

Greek Stamps 2014-2

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2014 - 1 


15th January 2014: Greek presidency of the Council of the EU 2014


Four stamps depicting Minoan ceramic (€0,03), a woodcut by M. Schina (€0,72), EU presidency logo (€2,00) and a fresco fragment from Iklaina of Messinia (€2,15). They were printed in sheets of 20 stamps. Two sheetlets containing two stamps (€0,03/€2,15) and (€0,72/€2,00) were also issued.

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Myrsini Vardopoulos

Joh. Enschede

40,5x40 mm

(€0,03) -     500.000

(€0,72) -     500.000

(€2,00) -  1.500.000

(€2,15) -     100.000

13,25 x 14

Numbers printed: 7.000 each

Greek Stamps 2014-1