Stamps 1929

NK172-175
Date of issue: 6 April 1929.
Subject: Portrait of Niels Henrik Abel
Engraver: Professor Schirnböck, Vienna
Values: 10, 15, 20 and 30 øre
No. per sheet: 100
Printing method: Offset from EMO

On the centenary of his death in 1929, Abel was honoured with stamps issued in four denominations – 10, 15, 20 and 30 øre - green, brown, red and blue.

The only persons that had been depicted on Norwegian stamps till then were kings and Henrik Ibsen (in 1928).

nk172

NK172
Value: 10 øre
Colour: Yellow green
Number printed: 6,265,000

nk173

NK173
Value: 15 øre
Colour: Reddish brown
Number printed: 3,120,000

nk174

NK174
Value: 20 øre
Colour: Carmine red
Number printed: 9,697.000

nk175

NK175
Value: 30 øre
Colour: Ultramarine
Number printed: 3,218.400

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