PostNord Denmark

02 January 2020

H.M. Queen Margrethe II 80th Birthday

Denmark: H.M. Queen Margrethe II 80th Birthday, 2 January 2020. Image from PostNord Danmark.

Denmark’s Stamp Programme for 2020 was unveiled by NordPost Stamp Manager Martin Pingel at the national stamp exhibition in Copenhagen on 19 October 2019.

The following is from NordPost Danmark’s “frimarkprogram 2020 (eng)” brochure:

On April 16, 2020 H.M. Queen Margrethe II will celebrate her 80th birthday. PostNord is marking her birthday by issuing a minisheet with five stamps. The large portrait was photographed specifically to be used on the stamp, while the photographs for the four small stamps were chosen in consultation with H.M. the Queen and show key events in her life.

Denominations: DKK 30.00 (1x), DKK 10.00 (4x) in miniature sheet
5 designs
Designed by: Ella Clausen, PostNord Stamps
Photos: Erik Petersen/Ritzau Scanpix, Vagn Hansen/
Ritzau Scanpix, John Stæhr/Ritzau Scanpix, Her Majesty the Queen’s Reference Library, the Royal Danish Collection, and Torben Eskerod
Printer: Cartor
Printing Method: 3-color Offset
Perforation: n/a