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17 February 2020

Endangered Species

United Nations: Endangered Species 2020, 17 February 2020. Images from United Nations Postal Administration.

Technical Specifications:

Date of issue: 17 February 2020
Artist: Sandra Macieira (Portugal)
Designer: Rorie Katz (United Nations)
Stamp size: 39.2 mm x 28.6 mm
Stamps per sheet: 16 (4 designs per sheet)
Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps Security Printers B.V. (Netherlands)
Process: Offset lithography
Perforation: 12½ x 12¾
Quantity: New York — 14,000 sheets (224,000 stamps); Geneva — 13,000 sheets (208,000 stamps); Vienna — 14,500 sheets (232,000 stamps)

The $1.20 stamps (New York) depict the following endangered species:
Sphyrna mokarran (Great Hammerhead Shark)
Neophron percrnopterus (Egyptian Vulture)
Phoenicoparrus andinus (Andean flamingo)
Ovis ammon (Argali sheep)

The CHF 1,50 stamps (Geneva) depict the following endangered species:
Leucogeranus leucogeranus (Siberian Crane)
Addax nasomaculatus (Addax)
Monodon monoceros (Narwhal)
Falco cherrug (Saker Falcon)

The €0,90 stamps depict the following endangered species:
Panthera leo (Lion)
Pelecanus crispus (Dalmatian Pelican)
Phocoena phocoena (Common Porpoise)
Equus kiang (Kiang)


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