Asuka and Ishibutai

R363: Yamato
three mountains
R364: Ishibutai
IssueAsuka and Ishibutai
Date of Issue28 October 1999 (Heisei 11)
Denomination80 yen
DesignsR363: Yamato
Three Mountains
R364: Ishibutai,
the 7th century tomb
Quantity 7,900,000 se-tenant pairs
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 millimeters
PrintingOffset in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (twe se-tenant pairs x 5)
DesignerUto'o Sei (Traditional Japanese Painter)
Sold atPost offices in Kinki, and
the appointed post offices
(see the menu page)
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Asuka Post Office

Asuka and Ishibutai, Pane

Issue Asuka and Ishibutai, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Pane Size51.0 x 190.0 millimeters
Pane10 stamps (a se-tenan pair x 5)
Catalog No.R364P

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

Asuka is the region southeast of Yamato plain surrounded by the Yamato Three Mountains, Mt. Unebi, Mt. Kagu and Mt. Miminashi. Ishibutai (literary meaning "stone theatre") is a 7th-century tomb, which is appointed as one of the Historic Sites in Japan.