|Issue||The 20th Century Stamp Series 9|
|Date of Issue||21 April 2000 (Heisei 12)|
|Denominations||50 yen X 2: (C1735i,C1735j) |
80 yen X 8: (C1735a-C1735h)
|Quantity||7,000,000 copies each (7,000,000sheets)|
|Designs||Sugihara Chi'une||Kokumin Gakko|
|Atomic Bomb on|
|Atomic Bomb on|
|End of War|
|Image Area||25.0 X 33.5 millimeters||25.0 X 33.5 millimeters|
|25.0 X 33.5 millimeters||26.5 X 35.0 millimeters|
|25.0 X 33.5 millimeters||28.05 X 36.5 millimeters|
|28.05 X 36.5 millimeters||25.0 X 33.5 millimeters|
|28.05 X 36.5 millimeters||28.05 X 36.5 millimeters|
|Printing||Photogravure in 6 colors|
|Sheet||A Sheet of ten stamps Picture of the sheet|
|Design||Morita Motoharu (Public Service Stamp Designer)|
|First Day of |
|Hiroshima Central Post Office|
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.
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( Small Notes for the Issue )
A Sheet of ten stamps consisiting of two 50 yen and eight 80 yen stamps was issued to commemorate the 20th century. The ninth one depicts the eight subjects, which represent the years 1940 to 1945.
C1735a:Sugihara Chi'une (Sempo) (1900-1986), viceconsul in Kaunas, granted visas to 6,000 Jewish people (1940).
C1735b:Compulsory school system of Kokumin Gakko established (1941).
C1735c:Attack on Pearl Harbor, war declared against the US, GB and the Netherlands (1941).
C1735d:"Dotei" by Takamura Kotaro got Imperial Art Academy Award (1942).
C1735e:Showa Shinzan, lava dome, appeared. (1943-45).
C1735f:Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima (August 6,1945).
C1735g:Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki (August 9, 1945).
C1735h:Emperor Hirohito announced the end of the warin a national radio broadcast (August 15, 1945).
C1735i:"Ogon Batto (golden bat)",picture-story show
C1735j:"Ogon Batto (golden bat)",cartoon