US 2021 Lunar New Year Ox 55c. Scott. 5556

US 2021 Lunar New Year Ox 55c. Scott. 5556

Series: Lunar New Year Series

Stamp details: Year of the Ox 2021

Issued date: 02-02-2021 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 55c.
(FOREVER º - No Face Value)

Format: Pane of 20

Emission: Commemorative
First Day City: Chicago, Illinois

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 5556
Michel (Germany): 5789BA
Yvert et Tellier (France): 5398
Unificato (Italy): 5948A

Designers: Antonio Alcalá (designer) ; Camille Chew (artist)

Dimensions (height x width):
39.75mm x 25mm

Printer: Banknote Corporation of America
Print Method: Offset, Foil stamping, Flexographic, Microprint

Perforation: Serpentine Die Cut 11

Stamp Colors: Multicolored
Gum type: Self-Adhesive

Themes: Animal, Bull, Cow, Cattle, Chinese New Year, Chinese Zodiac

Total print: 24,000,000 (estimate)

Note: Face value US$0.55 on day of issue.

Description:- Lunar New Year is the beginning of a calendar year whose months are moon cycles, based on the lunar calendar or lunisolar calendar. The Lunar New Year as a celebration is observed by numerous cultures. It is featured in East Asian cultural sphere countries, the Hindu-Buddhist calendars of South and Southeast Asia, the Islamic calendar and the Jewish calendar in the Middle East, and is also celebrated by the indigenous Nisga'a people of Canada.