Mt. Heisei Shinzan


IssueMt. Heisei Shinzan
Date of Issue20 May 1998 (Heisei 10)
Denomination80 yen
Quantity5,700,000 copies
DesignMt. Heisei Shinzan
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
PhotographerNishikawa Kiyoto
Sold atPost offices in Kyushu and
the post offices (1) and (2)
on the menu page
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Shimabara Post Office
Catalog No.R242

Mt. Heisei Shinzan, Pane

IssueMt. Heisei Shinzan, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Quantity360,000 panes
Pane Size51.0 x 190.0 mm, vertical
Pane10 stamps (2 x 5)
Catalog No.R242P

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

In November 1990, Mt. Unzen-Fugendake burst into eruption, which created a new lava layer over the mountain. In 1996, it was given a new name, Mt. Heisei Shinzan (a new mountain of Heisei era). The stamp depicts a photograph of Mt. Heisei Shinzan in early summer.