2019

Greece

2019 - 8


25th November 2019: Christmas


Four stamps to celebrate Christmas. Three of them have a value indicator of the lowest inland weight and one is for the lowest overseas weight. The stamps were printed in sheetlets of 25 stamps and sheetlets with the four stamps together.


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Anthoula Lygka

Veridos Matsoukis SA

35x45 mm

(LVI1)  -  500.000

(LVI2)  -  500.000

(LVI3)  -  200.000

(LOW) -  500.000

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numbers issued: 5.000

10 stamps (LVI1),

numbers issued: 26.000

10 stamps (LOW),

numbers issued: 3.500


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2019 - 7


20th October 2019: 200 Years of the new church of the Monastery of Xenofontos


One stamp with a value of € 2,50 depicting the new church of the Monastery of Xenofontos on Mount Athos. The monastery itself dates from the tenth or eleventh century but the church was built in 1819. The stamps were printed in sheetlets of 25 stamps and sheetlets with one stamp each.


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Theano Venieri

Veridos Matsoukis SA

35x45 mm

(€2,50) - 1.000.000


13,75 x 13,75


85 x 70 mm, numbers printed: 25.000

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2019 - 6


7th October 2019: Distinguished Greek Personalities


Five stamps depicting Dean Mitropoulos (€0,05), Corinne Mentzelopoulou (€0,10), Dimitrios Nanopoulos  (a value-indicator for the lowest inland weight), Alexandre Desplas (€1,50) and George Behrakis (€2,00). They were issued in sheetlets of 25 stamps.


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Anthoula Lyngka

Veridos Matsoukis SA

30 x42 mm

€0,05      -            650.000

€0,10      -         1.000.000

LIR          -          1.000.000

€1,50      -          1.000.000

€2,00      -             200.000

14 x 14,25

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2019 - 5


16th September 2019: 100 Years Hellenic Coast Guard


Four stamps with a value of €0,20 (boat and helicopter), €0,90 (logo 100 Years anniversary), a value-indicator for the lowest inland weight (emblem of the Coast Guard) and for the lowest weight foreign signed mail (boat). They were issued in sheetlets of 25 stamps.


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Eleni Apostolou

Veridos Matsoukis SA

35 x45 mm

€0,20      -         1.000.000

LIR          -          2.000.000

€0,90      -          2.000.000

LRFS       -          1.000.000

13,75 x 13,75



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2019 - 4


15th July 2019: Euromed - Costumes in the Mediterranean

Four stamps with a value-indicator for postcards (2x), the lowest inland weight and the lowest inland weight signed for category. They show images of traditional costumes from Greece (Castellorizo, Crete/Anogia, Lefkas and Xanthi). They were issued in sheetlets of 25 and 8 stamps and booklets.


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Myrsini Vardopoulou

Veridos Matsoukis SA

30 x42 mm

PC           -         3.000.000

PC           -         3.000.000

LIR          -          2.000.000

LIRSF      -          1.000.000

14 x 14,25

Numbers issued: 7000

The booklet contains the four stamps se-tenant, without perforation on two sides;

numbers issued: 7000.


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2019 - 3


9th May 2019: Europe - National Birds


Two stamps depicting local birds. The stamp with a value of €0,90 has the image of a Western rock Nuthatch

(Sitta Neumayer) and the stamp with a value of €3,40 shows an Eleonora's Falcon (Falco Eleonorae). They were partly printed in sheets of 16 stamps with the two stamps joined together (i.e. 8 complete sets per sheet) and the rest was printed separately in sheets of 8 stamps. They were also sold in booklets with two pairs of stamps, without perforation on two sides. A curosity; if you scan the stamps with the CEE-App on a mobile device you can hear the birds whistle.


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Anthoula Lygka

Veridos Matsoukis SA

45 x 70 mm

(€0,90) - 352.000

(€3,40) - 552.000

13,75 x 13,75

Contains four stamps;

Numbers printed: 8000


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2019 - 2


9th April 2019: Children and Stamps


A set of four stamps with designs by young artists depicting the theme's: Learning to be Smoke Free (€0,72), 1st Prize UNESCO – 13th Trikala Elementary School (€0,72), Logo SmokeFreeGreece (€0,90) and World Children’s Book Day (€2,50), issued in sheets of 25 stamps. At the same time, a booklet with 10 different self-adhesive stamps, with a value-indicator for the lowest overseas weight is issued with the theme "learning to be smoke free".

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Young children and Marina Lasithiotaki

Veridos Matsoukis SA

35 x 45

€0,72        500.000

€0,72        250.000

€0,90        500.000

€2,50     3.000.000

13,75 x 13,75

Numbers issued: 2500. See the personal stamps page for more info.

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2019 - 1


15th March 2019: Ancient Greek Literature


Five stamps depicting famous writers from Ancient Greece: “Epikuros” (€0,05), “Xenophon” (€ 0,20), “Socrates” (€0,50), “Herodotos” (€1,00) and “Euripides” (lowest registered inland weight), printed in sheetlets of 25 stamps and booklets of a 100 stamps in strips of five stamps, without perforation on two sides.


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Mirsini Vardopoulo/Iannis Gourzis

Veridos Matsoukis SA

30x42 mm

(€0,05) - 2.000.000

(€0,20) - 2.000.000

(€0,50) - 4.000.000

(€1,00) - 6.000.000

(20 gr)  - 3.000.000

14 x 14,25

Contains five stamps;

Numbers printed: 7000


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