Yoshinogari Site

Yoshinogari Site
IssueYoshinogari Site
Date of Issue11 November 1999 (Heisei 11)
Denomination80 yen
DesignYoshinogari Archaeological Site
Quantity 6,000,000 copies
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 millimeters
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
PhotographerOotsuka Seigo
Sold atPost offices in Kyushu, and
the appointed post offices
(see the menu page)
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Kanzaki Post Office
Catalog No.R370

Yoshinogari Site, Pane

Issue Yoshinogari Site, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Pane Size51.0 x 190.0 millimeters
Pane10 stamps (2 x 5)
Catalog No.R370P
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) and SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

Yoshinogari Site is a Yayoi-period (ca 300 BC - ca AD300) archaeological site located in the east of Saga plain, which was a center of a small state surrounded by inner and outer moats. In May 1990, the site was appointed to be one of the Historic Sites in Japan. At the site, Yoshinogari Site National Park is under construction.