Stamps featuring the importance of Philippine Coastal Resources

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to support the importance of the coastal and fisheries resources and to celebrate the Month of the Ocean and National Fisherfolk Day.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: P5.00 – – – – – 200,000
Souvenir Sheet: P20.00 – – – – – 12,500
Date of Issue: June 24, 2002
Last Day of Sale: September 24, 2002 (as stock allows)
Sheet Composition: 20 (5 x 4)
Size of Stamp: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Joseph Serrano
Design Coordinator: Dr. Rudolf Hermes
Archie B. Amarra
Anton D.A. Claro
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio
Design: Photographs and drawings of Sapsap, Bangus, Dilis and Bakawan.

The importance of Philippine coastal resources for food security, poverty alleviation and employment, cannot be overemphasized. However, they are under serious threats from over-exploitation, causing both the depletion of resources and degradation of natural habitats, and other unsustainable uses such as pollution and fishing with explosives and poisons. Read more. 


Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 24 June 2002 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.


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