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Country / Post Benin
Date of Issue 22 September 2011
Primary theme Religions & beliefs (Popes)
Subject Benin visit of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
Width 40.0 mm
Height 30.0 mm
Denomination 1000 XOF
Number in set 5 (show set)
Layout/Format sheet
Perforations 13 by 13
Stamp issuing authority Office de Postes et Telecommunications
Printer Cartor Security Printing