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Roman Britain Presentation Pack

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A stunning compilation of stamps, stories and images curated in partnership with the British Museum.

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A beautifully presented fold-out pack written by the museum’s Weston Curator of Roman Britain, Richard Hobbs, explores the period’s lasting legacy.

Discover important sites and historical artefacts that reveal Rome’s profound impact on our nation’s society, laws, language, art, architecture, culture and beliefs.

This fact-filled souvenir includes all eight Special Stamps featuring Roman sites and artefacts that remain in Britain today.

Two First Class stamps, two Second Class stamps, two £1.68 stamps and two £1.63 stamps.

Dover Lighthouse The UK’s tallest standing Roman building. Second Class

Bignor mosaic Depicts Venus, Roman goddess of love. Second Class

Amffitheatr yng Nghaer Isca, Caerllion Amphitheatre at Isca Fortress, Caerleon. First Class

Ribchester helmet Worn at displays of Roman horsemanship. First Class

Bridgeness distance slab Records the building of the Antonine Wall. £1.63

Warrior god, Cambridgeshire Romano-British copper-alloy statuette. £1.63

Gorgon’s head, Bath Sited at the spring sacred to Sulis Minerva. £1.68

Hadrian’s Wall The northwest frontier of Rome’s empire. £1.68

Stamp specifications

  • Stamp format Over-square portrait
  • Stamp size 35mm x 37mm
  • Design Up
  • Printer International Security Printers
  • Print process Lithography
  • Perforations 14.5 x 14
  • Phosphor Bars as appropriate
  • Gum PVA