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- 34c Alfred Nobel and Obverse of Medals single
34c Alfred Nobel and Obverse of Medals single
- The Postal Service issued a 34-cent The Nobel Prize commemorative stamp in Washington, DC, on March 22, 2001. The stamp was designed by Olöf Baldursdottir of Stockholm, Sweden, and engraved by Czeslaw Slania of Stockholm, Sweden. In partnership with Sweden Post, the Postal Service honored the centennial of the distinguished Nobel Prize. Sweden Post issued its stamp commemorating the Nobel Prize with three associated stamps in a booklet at the same time.
- Since 1901, the Nobel Foundation has awarded five annual prizes for outstanding achievement in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and peace. In 1968, an annual prize in economic sciences was established in memory of Alfred Nobel. Nobel Prize winners receive a gold medal, a diploma, and prize money.
- This stamp features a profile portrait of Alfred Nobel, the gold medal for peace designed by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland, and the gold medal for physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, and literature designed by Swedish sculptor and engraver Erik Lindberg.
- De La Rue Security Printing produced 35 million stamps in panes of twenty using the offset/intaglio process.
- Postal Bulletin (February 22, 2001).
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- Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
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- National Postal Museum
- March 22, 2001
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- paper; ink(multicolored) / photogravure; adhesive
- United States of America
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