2018 National Park Quarters Coin Series – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Michigan.

2018 National Park Quarters Coin Series – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Michigan

The 2018 Series coin series commenced with the release of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ,Michigan coins on Feb 5,2018. This is the 41st coin of the 56 Coin series.

The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Michigan was established on October 15 1966 with 73,236 acres area.It is the first national lakeshore. It is a narrow strip of a park that hugs the Lake Superior coast for more than 40 miles.The shoreline consists of 200 feet colorful sandstone cliffs ,numerous beaches,and 300 foot sand dunes. The shoreline is also bordered by boreal and eastern hardwood forests with   waterfalls,lakes and streams.There is abundant wildlife inhabitating the lakeshore like black bears,deer and porcupines with bald eagles and peregrine falcons dotting the sky.

Details of Coin – 1.75mm thick ,5.67 g Copper- Nickel Clad Copper coin

Obverse – Portrait in left profile of George Washington.

Reverse Chapel rock with White Pine tree.

Mintage Denver    182,600,000     Philadelphia 186.714,000  San Francisco – Not Known.

A three coin set is listed below .It consists of Unc Coin from Denver and Philadelphia Mints and a Proof coin from San Francisco Mint.

 

PICTURED ROCK PROOF COIN
PICTURED ROCKS NATIONAL LAKESHORE PROOF COIN 2018
PICTURED ROCK  PROOF COIN
PICTURED ROCKS NATIONAL LAKESHORE PROOF COIN

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EUROPA 2011- Forests – Stamps of Cyprus.

EUROPA 2011- Forests – Stamps of Cyprus.

The Theme for Europa stamps in 2011 was Forests. It was the common design which also celebrated the International Year of Forests.

A stamp of Cyprus on EUROPA – Forests is listed. This 0.51 Euro stamp was issued on 04 May 2011 and 50,000 stamps were Printed. Cyprus issued a set of two stamps on this theme.

EUROPA 2011 -FORESTS -STAMPS OF CYPRUS
EUROPA 2011 -FORESTS -STAMPS OF CYPRUS

EUROPA 2016- Ecology in Europe -‘Think Green’ – Stamps of Cyprus

EUROPA 2016- Ecology in Europe -‘Think Green’ – Stamps of Cyprus.

The Theme for Europa stamps in 2016 was -Ecology in Europe -‘Think Green’. It was the common design which also celebrated the 60th Anniversary of EUROPA Stamps.

A stamp of Cyprus on EUROPA – Think Green is listed. This 0.34 Euro stamp was issued on 09 May 2016 and 90,000 stamps were Printed. Cyprus issued a set of two stamps on this theme.

EUROPA 2016 - CYPRUS -THINK GREEN
EUROPA 2016 – CYPRUS -THINK GREEN

Rafflesia-World’s Largest Flower on Aerogramme of Malaysia

Rafflesia-World’s Largest Flower on Aerogramme of Malaysia

Malaysia issued an Aerogramme in the Visit Malaysia 94  series showing Rafflesia the World’s largest flower .The Aerogramme also shows Hibiscus the National Flower of Malaysia.

FLO MALAY AERO
RAFFLESIA -WORLD’S LARGEST FLOWER ON AEROGRAMME OF MALAYSIA