Stamps: Owen’s Dinosauria

This set of stamps from Royal Mail commemorates the first use of the word “dinosaur” by Sir Richard Owen, a British paleontologist, in 1841.

UK Stamps: Owens Dinosauria

Country: United Kingdom
Date of Issue: 20th August 1991 (150th anniversary of the word “dinosaur”)

The stamps feature a nice size comparison of a human to each dinosaur. Click the image above for easier viewing.

The Paleophilatelie website has a great article about these stamps, Sir Richard, and the dinosaurs.

Stamp Details

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