250th Anniversary of Beethoven

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We are delighted to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of the highly acclaimed composer Ludwig van Beethoven, who was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770.  He is believed to be the most frequently performed classical music composer in the world - and certainly one of the most influential.

Stamp 1: Beethoven Monument in Munsterplatz, Bonn

Stamp 2: Painting by German artist Josef Karl Stieler

Stamp 3: Beethoven Monument (sideview) with Bonn Minister

Stamp 4: Bust by German sculptor Hugo Hagen based on a life mask by Franz Klein


Date of Issue 21 January 2020 2 May 2020 21 July 2020 28 October 2020
Designer The Potting Shed
Printer Southern Colour Print
Values £1
Process Offset Lithography
Stamp Size 40mm deep x 30mm wide
Paper 103gsm Gummed Stamp Paper
Sheet 20
Perforation 13.33 x 13.60
Cylinder A