Golden Hall of Chusonji Temple

IssueGolden Hall of Chusonji Temple
Date of Issue1 August 2000 (Heisei 12)
Denomination80 yen
DesignGolden Hall of Chusonji Temple
Size22.5 X 33.0 millimeters
PrintingOfffset in 5 colors
Sheet20 stamps ( 4 X 5 )
DesignerMurata Rinzo
Catalogue No.R423
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Hiraizumi Post Office

Golden Hall of Chusonji Temple, Pane

IssueGolden Hall of Chusonji Temple, Pane
Price800 yen ( 80 yen X 10 stamps )
Pane Size51.0 X 190.0 millimeters
Sheet10 stamps ( 2 X 5 )
Catalogue No.R423P

Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.

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(Small Notes for the Issue)
Chusonji Temple is the head one of the Tendai sect of Buddhism in the Tohoku area. The Golden Hall ( Konjikido ) was built by Fujiwara no Kiyohira in 1124. Gold leaf covers the ceiling and floor of the interior of the hall, which is one of the National treasures in Japan.