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22 January 2015
3/2015
Miniature Sheet

Australian Legends: The Victoria Cross - Minisheet

Australia
The Victoria Cross is the highest honour that can be bestowed for acts of valour "in the presence of the enemy".

In 1991 the Victoria Cross for Australia was instituted and subsequently awarded to the four other Legends for acts including "conspicuous gallantry" during the conflict in Afghanistan.

Australian Legends: The Victoria Cross  

Australian Legends: The Victoria Cross

Technical Information

Issue date: 22 January 2015
Issue withdrawal date: 31 December 2015
FDI withdrawal date: 20 February 2015
Denominations: 5 x 70c
Stamp & product design: Lunette Traynor
Printer: McKeller Renown
Paper: Tullis Russell
Printing process: Lithography
Stamp size: 26mm x 37.5mm
Minisheet size: 135mm x 80mm
Perforations: 13.86 x 14.6
Sheet layout: Module of 50
National postmark: Canberra, ACT 2600
copyright notice: This material has been reproduced with permission of the Australian Postal Corporation. The original work is held in the National Philatelic Collection.
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