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United States
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Costa Rica
Maternity Monument
July 16, 1979
Maternity Monument is a life-size stone statue based on a design by Francisco Zuniga in 1935.

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United States
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Spain
The Cantabrian Wars
November 6, 2019
The stamp depicts a bronze statue of Corocotta, a leader of the celtic tribes of Cantabria who fought against Rome during 29 - 19 BC.

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This stone sculpture Akt (Eng. = Act) by August Zamoyski is from a 1992 souvenir sheet of four issued for Polska '93, the World Philatelic Exhibition held in Warsaw.

From Wikipedia, "Count August Zamoyski (1893-1970)...was an author of stone compositions in simplified and geometric form...In the 1920's he developed his own, monumental style in which he referred to Classicism. In his last period, Zamoyski was an author of expressive religious works.

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Bolivia
Giovanni Boccaccio
October 25, 2013
The stamp shows marble statue of Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) by Odoardo Fantacchiotti. The statue is located in Uffizi Gallery in Florence.

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Greece
National Archaeological Museum
March 15, 2017
The stamp depicts bronze statue of Poseidon (ca. 480 BC), found in the sea in the Gulf of Livadostra in Boeotia, at the site of Kreusis.

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Dominican Republic
Francisco Xavier Billini
December 18, 1987
The stamp commemorates Francisco Xavier Billini (1837-1896), a Dominican Catholic priest and supporter of many philanthropic works. The bronze statue, created by Ernest Guilbert, gives tribute to his creation of mental asylum, college, and House of Beneficience.

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Peru
Saint Rosa of Lima
January 10, 2018
The stamp shows marble statue Rose of Lima with an angel (1665) by Maltese Baroque sculptor Melchiorre Caf.

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Museums in Athens
April 7, 2006
Kroisos Kouros is a marble statue from Anavissos in Attica which depicts a fallen young warrior named Kroisos. The statue is dated to ca. 530 B.C. and stands 1.95 meters high.

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FYI Non Philatelic.
David moves to Penguin (Tasmania)
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02...nia/11967284
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