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Miniature Sheet - Grenada Grenadines - 2000

Title

Miniature Sheet - Grenada Grenadines - 2000

Type

Miniature Sheet

Date Issued

2000-02-01

Description

This miniature sheet was issued to commemorate the turn of the millennium in general and achievements and events of the first half of the 14th century in particular. The sheet features seventeen stamps and seventeen events with a short description of each along the left side. The stamps are captioned as follows:

  • "Robert Bruce crowned King of Scotland 1306"
  • "Fresco painting by Giotto 1306"
  • "Mansa Musa, Ruler of Mali 1307"
  • "Dante completes The Divine Comedy 1321"
  • "Noh Theater developed in Japan 1325"
  • "Tenochtitlan founded by Aztecs 1325"
  • "Ibn Batuta sets out on 24 year journey 1325"
  • "Great Munich fire 1327"
  • "1328 Ivan I makes Moscow capital"
  • "Hundred Years War begins 1337"
  • "First use of cannon in Europe 1346"
  • "Black Death devastates Europe 1348"
  • "Boccaccio starts writing The Decameron 1348"
  • "Eyeglasses developed in Italy 1350"
  • "Plate armor replacing chain mail 1350"
  • "Grand Canal of China is completed 1326"
  • "Great migration of Maoris to New Zealand 1350"

All of the stamps have a denomination of 50¢ (0.50 XCD).

Extent

235 × 160 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Michel no. 3001–3017
Scott no. 2140

Language

English