C303 Signs of the Zodiac

Issue Date: January 5, 2010

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On January 5, 2010, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issued 12 new stamps featuring the signs of the Zodiac. For centuries, astrology has been used to gain an understanding of human behavior. According to astrologers, personality is influenced by the position of the stars, planets, the moon and the sun, and also by where these celestial bodies are aligned at the moment of one's birth. Traits such as shyness, independence, ambition, compassion, optimism and generosity are manifested to a greater or lesser degree in each person depending on his astrological sign. Each sign of the Zodiac is expressed in terms of one of four elements, Fire, Earth, Air and Water, as well as planetary influences and symbols representing animals, objects or people. The twelve signs of the Zodiac are: Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn.


  • Issue: Signs of the Zodiac
  • Face Value: 12 x 44¢
  • Issue Date: January 5, 2010
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Original Artwork: D. Zoe Seemel
  • Printing Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper
  • Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.
  • Stamp Format: Square
  • Stamps Per Sheet: 12
  • Designs per Sheet: 12
  • Overall Sheet Size: 160mm x 126mm
  • Size of Stamps: 34mm x 34mm
  • Issue Number: C303
  • Stamp Numbers:
    (12-1) Aquarius
    (12-2) Picses
    (12-3) Aries
    (12-4) Taurus
    (12-5) Gemini
    (12-6) Cancer
    (12-7) Leo
    (12-8) Virgo
    (12-9) Libra
    (12-10) Scorpio
    (12-11) Sagittarius
    (12-12) Capricorn
  • Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.

    Stamp designs ©2010 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.

    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 5.28 Signs of the Zodiac
    US$ .44 Aquarius
    US$ .44 Pisces
    US$ .44 Aries
    US$ .44 Taurus
    US$ .44 Gemini
    US$ .44 Cancer
    US$ .44 Leo
    US$ .44 Virgo
    US$ .44 Libra
    US$ .44 Scorpio
    US$ .44 Sagittarius
    US$ .44 Capricorn

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    Full Sheet of 12 None 4664167

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