This first day cover from Royal Mail carries an interesting set of stamps featuring archaeological artifacts juxtaposed with an artist’s impression of people and places from prehistory: Ancient Britain.
Country: United Kingdom
Date of Issue: 17th January 2017 (first day cover)
Top row, from left to right
- Battersea Shield – Iron Age
- Skara Brae Village – Neolithic
- Star Carr Headdress – Mesolithic
- Maiden Castle Hill Fort – Iron Age
Bottom row, from left to right
- Avebury Stone Circles – Neolithic
- Drumbest Horns – Bronze Age
- Grime’s Graves Flint Mines – Neolithic
- Mold Cape – Bronze Age
The insert to cover provides more details about these items. Click the image below for easier reading.