140-yen Definitive Stamp

Issue 140-yen Definitive Stamp
Kerria japonica
First Day February 2, 2015
Values ¥140 x 1
Designs Kerria japonica
Designer Kaifuchi Junko (stamp designer)
Printing Photogravure in 3 colors
Size 18.5 x 22.5 mm, vertical
Sheet 100 stamps (10 x 10)
Catalogue No. 714

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

[Note on the Stamps]
New definitive stamps were issued, following the design theme of revised definitive stamps issued on 2014 March 3, "The Nature of Japan." The motif of 140-yen definitive stamp is Kerria japonica, family of Rosaceae. This species is a deciduous shrub that mostly grows throughout Southern Hokkaido to Kyushu and form bushes by the river or wet slopes in mountains.

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