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Eight Special Stamps featuring important Roman sites and artefacts that remain in Britain today.
A collection curated in collaboration with the British Museum.
A collection of eight Special Stamps featuring important sites and artefacts that illustrate the profound impact of the Roman occupation on our nation’s life and culture.
Each stamp subject has been chosen in collaboration with the British Museum to reflect the sophistication, technical brilliance and artistry of Roman Britain.
Two Second Class stamps, two First Class stamps, two £1.63 stamps and two £1.68 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