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Faroe Islands 2017 Issue
Designed: Kim Simonsen

H.C. Lyngbye Set of 4

Faroe Islands Postal Service has issued four new stamps that have postage values of 9.50, 13.00, 19.00 and 22.00 DKK named "H. C. Lyngbye" on May 15th, 2017. Hans Christian Lyngbye was a successful botanist who published Tentamen Hydrophytologiae Danicae in 1819 which contained description of 321 plants with several illustrations of them. The stamps depict the work of Lyngbye with his drawings of algal plants and drawings of rocking stones in Oyndarfjorour. In 1817 Lyngbye travel to the Faroe Islands and made many new discoveries of algal flora and regular flora.

H. C. Lyngbye stamps can be purchase as a set of 4, Sheets of 20, Blocks of 4, and assorted FDCs. The size of each stamp is 30mm x 40mm . They were printed by La Poste, France using the offset printing process.


H. C Lyngbye FDC


To order these stamps or to learn more go to en.stamps.fo/ Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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