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Bedrock Of The Community
United States
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Albania
Ancient Coins in Albania
May 6, 2022
The stamp set depicts Illyrian Coin of Lis, Coin of Orik, Coin of Dyrrah, Coin of Apolloni.
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United States
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Colombia
Independence Bicentenary VII
May 6, 2021
A pane of 12 stamps, one stamp depicts the 1821 Head of Liberty silver coin.
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Australia
141 Posts
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Malaysia 1998 Gold Coins issued April 11, 1998

20Sen SG679 Mas (Coin) from Trengganu
30Sen SG680 Kupang from Kedah 1661-1687
50Sen SG681 Kupang from Johore 1597-1615
RM1 SG682 Kijang from Kelantan 1400-1780

BLOCK of 4 - PLATE 1A


RM1 SG682 Kijang from Kelantan 1400-1780
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Australia
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Malaysia 1994 World Islamic Civilisation Festival, Kuala Lumpur issued June 17, 1994.

50c Dinar Coins SG534


Same stamp overprinted with PhilaKorea'94 Stamp Exhibition logo incorporated in design, issued August 16, 1994 and only available from the Malaysia stand at the exhibition and in very limited quantities from POS Malaysia philatelic bureaux

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Israel
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Hermes, the messenger of the Olympian gods, is wearing his sandals. This design is based on an ancient coin from Sybrita, Crete. Stamps were used as definitive from 1911 to 1926:

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Discus thrower, ancient Greek coin from Kos, ca. 480-475 B.C., issued by Greece on March 25, 1905 to publicize the second Olympic Games held in Athens, Greece in 1906:

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"The abduction of Europa by god Zeus as a Bull", Greek mythology story on ancient coin from Gortyna, Crete. The stamp was issued for use in Crete in 1908 and later overprinted Greece:

To celebrate the Stamp Day, Greece issued on November 15, 1974 the following stamp shows the above stamp issued for use in Crete in 1908:
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Israel
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Old Hellenistic coins, a set of ten stamps issued by Greece on March 24, 1959. All coins show elements of Greek Mythology.

Zeus head (F) and eagle (R), Olympia coin, 4th century BCE:

goddess Athena (F) and owl, symbol of goddess Athena (R), Athens coin, 5th century BCE:

Nymph Arethusa (F) and god Zeus (R), Syracuse, Sicily coin, 5th century BCE:

Herakles (F) and god Zeus (R), Alexander the Great coin, 4th century BCE:

Helios, personification of the Sun (F) and a rose (R), Rhodes coin, 4th century BCE:
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Griffin (F) and Quadrate (R), Abdera, Thrace coin, 5th century BCE:

god Apollo (F) and Apollo Lyre, Chalkidike (Chalkidiki), Macedonian coin, 4th century BCE:

god Apollo (F) and Labyrinth, Crete coin, 3th century BCE:

goddess Aphrodite (F) and god Apollo (R), Paphos, Cyprus coin, 4th century BCE:

Deer Head (F) and Quadrate (R), Delphi coin, 5th century BCE:
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More coins from my Greek Mythology stamp collection:

Silver coin of Timochares, King of ancient Marion, End of 5th century to beginning of 4th century BC, Cyprus museum and British museum, issued by Cyprus on October 22, 2002. The coin shows the story of the abduction of Princess Europa by god Zeus as a bull to the island of Crete:

Maxi card:

First day commemorative postmark shows the same coin:

Modern coin of 50 cent issued in 2002 depicting the figure of Europa from Timochares' ancient coin:
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In Greek mythology, Talos was a giant automaton (a self-operating machine, "robot") made by Zeus himself or on Zeus's orders, by the ingenious Daedalus or Hephaestus, god of fire and iron. Talos protected Europa in Crete from pirates and invaders. He circled the island's shores three times daily.

Winged Talos armed with a stone, silver didrachma from Phaistos, Crete (ca. 300/280-270 BC), Cabinet des Médailles, Paris - issued by Crete on March 1, 1900:

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Penelope, one of the Odyssey heroes, based on ancient Greek coin, issued on October 8, 1912 by the short lived free state of Icaria, existed between 1912-3:


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The abduction of Europa by Zeus as a bull, Silver coin of Stasioikos I, King of ancient Marion, 5th century BC, Cyprus museum and bank of Cyprus museum of coinage, issued by Cyprus on October 22, 2002:


Issued in this great set shows archaeological findings depicting the story of the abduction of Europa by Zeus as a bull:
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Hermes, messenger of gods in Greek mythology, design taken from ancient coin from Sybrita, Crete, 4th cent. BCE., issued by Greece in 1911:

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The abduction of Princess Europa by god Zeus as a bull to the island of Crete, Silver coin of Timochares, King of ancient Marion, End of 5th century to beginning of 4th century BC, Cyprus museum and British museum, issued by Cyprus on April 29, 1974:
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