Olympic Games 1896 Athens

1st Olympiad

GREECE

Participating Countries
Prizes 1896
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Stamps


12 special stamps were published 1896
There are no postage stamps from other countries!
First Day:  6. April 1896
Engraver:  E. Mouchon
Designer:  Gillièron


Value  Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No
Michel No.          Edition
   1  L yellow 
Wrestlers
 110 96        4.000.000
   2  L red
Wrestlers
 111 97        3.000.000
   5  L mauve
Discus thrower
 112 98        3.000.000
 10  L grey
Discus thrower
 113 99        2.000.000
 20  L brown
Vase depicting Pallas Athene
 114 100        4.000.000
 25  L red
Quadriga of Chariot driving
 115 101        2.033.670
 40  L violet
Vase depicting Pallas Athene
 116 102           153.360
 60  L black
Quadriga of Chariot driving
 117 103             23.760
   1  Dr blue
Acropolis and Stadium
 118 104           221.250
   2  Dr olive
Hermes
 119 105           157.800
   5  DR green 
Victory
 120 106           107.106
 10  DR brown 
Acropolis with Parthenon
 121 107             52.200






There are 5 special stamps from 1896 with overprint.
First Day:  22.12.1900

Value Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No.
Michel No.          Edition
 40  L x 25 L  violet
Vase depicting Pallas Athene
 148 119
not known
   1  Dr x 5 L  blue
Acropolis and Stadium
 149 118
not known
   2  Dr x 50 L  olive
Hermes
 150 120
not known
   5  Dr x  1 Dr  green 
Victory
 151 121
not known
 10  Dr x  2 Dr  brown 
Acropolis with Parthenon
 152 122
not known


 
 
Heiko Volk, Olympia-Philatelie

There are no special postage stamps  published 1900, 1904, 1908 and 1912 !

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