C323 Corals of the Sea
Issue Date: March 10, 2011
On March 10, 2011, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues five new stamps featuring Corals of the Sea. Because reef-forming corals cannot live in waters colder than 65
degrees Fahrenheit, most are prevalent in warm and tropical seas such as in the South Pacific. Coral reefs are grouped into three categories: fringing, barrier and atoll. Fringing reefs are
submerged living coral platforms that extend from shore into the sea. Barrier reefs run along shore but are separated from land by water. An atoll is a ring-shaped island of coral surrounding a
body of water called a lagoon. It is formed when coral builds up on the rim of the crater of a sunken volcano or on a submerged mud bank. Typically, one or more channels connect the lagoon to
the open sea. Coral reefs are popular with scuba divers because they attract myriad sea life.
Specification Text: TECHNICAL DATA
Issue: Corals of the
SeaFace Value: 5 x $0.29 Issue Date: March 10, 2011Issue Place: Majuro Artwork by Gordon DrummondPrinting Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on
unwatermarked gummed paper Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A. Stamp Format: Vertical Stamps Per Sheet: 20 Number of Designs per Sheet: 5 Overall Sheet Size:
194mm x 218mm Size of Stamps: 34mm x 43mm Issue Number: C323
(5-1) Corals of the Sea
(5-2) Chalis Coral
(5-3) Elkhorn Coral
(5-4) Brain Coral
(5-5) Finger Coral Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
Stamp designs ©2011 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.
Stamps in this Issue
| Currency || Face Value || Stamp
| US$ || 1.45 || Corals of the Sea || US$ || .29 || Corals of the Sea || US$ ||
.29 || Chalis Coral || US$ || .29 || Elkhorn Coral || US$ || .29 || Brain Coral || US$ || .29 || Finger
What is Available for you to Order
| Item Description
|| Withdrawal Date || Stock |
| Express |
| US$ Price |
|Mint Strip of 5 ||None ||4666356 || || $2.25
|Full Sheet of 20 ||None ||4666364 || || $8.99 |
|First Day Cover ||None ||4666372 || || $3.80 |
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