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2sh denom (#7571)

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Desc: 2sh

Currency: Pound sterling (pre-decimal) (240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb)

Numerical sorting value: 1440


Equivalent denoms: 2S (1)

Users of this denom: Antigua (4 stamps, 1903-1921), Queensland (7 stamps, 1881-1907), South Australia (8 stamps, 1867-1901), Victoria (14 stamps, 1854-1901), Western Australia (1 stamp, 1902), Barbuda (1 stamp, 1922), British Antarctic Territory (3 stamps, 1963-1969), Cayman Islands (10 stamps, 1912-1969), Ceylon (5 stamps, 1859-1867), Dominica (7 stamps, 1903-1938), Gilbert & Ellice Islands (4 stamps, 1912-1965), Great Britain (3 stamps, 1867-1880), Grenada (6 stamps, 1902-1938), Leeward Islands (3 stamps, 1912-1938), British consulate in Madagascar (5 stamps, 1884-1886), Montserrat (5 stamps, 1903-1922), Natal (3 stamps, 1902-1908), New Britain (3 stamps, 1914), New Hebrides (Br) (2 stamps, 1911-1925), St. KittsNevis (4 stamps, 1903-1923), St. Lucia (1 stamp, 1938), St. Vincent (5 stamps, 1902-1938), Sierra Leone (11 stamps, 1896-1964), South Georgia (1 stamp, 1963), Turks & Caicos Islands (11 stamps, 1900-1967)

Used by 127 stamps: (See all uses as list)

Victoria 1854 2sh grn d=Queen Victoria (1854 Victoria) imperf
Victoria 1857 2sh grn issue=1857 d=Queen Victoria (1854 Victoria) perf=roul
Victoria 1859 2sh grn d=Queen Victoria (1854 Victoria) perf=12
Ceylon 4/23/1859 2sh bl issue=1857 d=Queen Victoria (1857) wmk=large star imperf
Ceylon 1861 2sh d=Queen Victoria (1857) wmk=large star perf=14-15.5
Ceylon 1863 2sh dkbl d=Queen Victoria (1857) wmk=crown & CC perf=12.5
Victoria 1864 2sh bl pc=grn d=Queen Victoria (1854 Victoria) perf=12
Ceylon 1867 2sh prusbl issue=1867 d=Queen Victoria (1857) wmk=crown & CC short perf=12.5 paper=handmade
Ceylon 1867 2sh bl issue=1867 d=Queen Victoria (1857) wmk=crown & CC short perf=12.5 paper=handmade
South Australia 1867 2sh car issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1867 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
South Australia 1867 2sh car issue=1867b d=Queen Victoria (1867 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=10,11.5,12.5,misc
Great Britain 7/1/1867 2sh bl issue=1867 d=Queen Victoria (1867 pointed oval) wmk=spray of rose perf=14 pl=1
Great Britain 7/1/1867 2sh bl issue=1867 d=Queen Victoria (1867 pointed oval) wmk=spray of rose perf=14 pl=3
South Australia official 1874 2sh carrose issue=1874 official a wmk=large star
South Australia 1876 2sh car issue=1876 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=star broad points
South Australia official 1876 2sh car issue=1876 official wmk=star broad points
Great Britain 2/27/1880 2sh palebrn issue=1867 d=Queen Victoria (1867 pointed oval) wmk=spray of rose perf=14 pl=1
Victoria 1881 2sh bl pc=grn d=Queen Victoria wmk=V & crown perf=12
Queensland 1881 2sh ltbl issue=1881 d=Queen Victoria (1860 Queensland) wmk=crown & Q perf=12 paper=white wove
Queensland 1882 2sh ultra issue=1882 double wmk d=Queen Victoria (1882 Queensland high values) wmk=crown & Q perf=12 paper=white wove
British consulate in Madagascar 1884 2sh vio issue=1884a d=BCM&arms black seal
Victoria 1884 2sh ol pc=grn issue=1884 dt=Queen Victoria (1884) d=Queen Victoria wmk=V & crown perf=12.5
Victoria 1885 2sh bl pc=grn issue=1885 d=Queen Victoria ovpt=STAMP//DUTY oc=blk on=1881-2sh-bl wmk=V & crown perf=12
Victoria 1885 2sh bl pc=grn issue=1885 d=Queen Victoria ovpt=STAMP//DUTY oc=blk on=1881-2sh-bl wmk=V & crown perf=12
British consulate in Madagascar 1886 2sh rose issue=1886a d=British Vice-Consulate violet seal
British consulate in Madagascar 1886 2sh rose issue=1886c d=British Consular Mail violet seal
British consulate in Madagascar 1886 2sh rose issue=1886b d=British Vice-Consulate black seal
Queensland 1886 2sh ultra issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1882 Queensland high values) wmk=large crown & Q perf=12 paper=white wove
British consulate in Madagascar 1886 2sh rose issue=1886d d=British Consular Mail black seal
Queensland 1889 2sh redbrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (1882 Queensland) var=white line wmk=crown & Q perf=12 paper=white wove
Victoria 1890 2sh emer issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 Victoria 2sh) wmk=V & crown perf=12.5
Queensland 1890 2sh redbrn issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1887 Queensland) perf=12.5 paper=white wove
Victoria 1890 2sh yelgrn issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 Victoria 2sh) wmk=V & crown perf=12.5
Victoria postage due 1890 2sh cl&bl d=numeral (1890 due) wmk=crown & double-lined A perf=12.5
South Australia official 1891 2sh car issue=1891 official
Victoria postage due 1894 2sh blgrn&rose d=numeral (1890 due) wmk=crown & double-lined A perf=12.5
Sierra Leone 1896 2sh grn&ultra issue=1896 d=Queen Victoria (1889 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
South Australia 1896 2sh wmk=star broad points
Queensland 1897 2sh turqbl issue=1897 dt=Queen Victoria (1897) d=Queen Victoria (1897 Queensland c) perf=12.5 paper=white wove
Turks & Caicos Islands 1900 2sh vio issue=1900 d=badge wmk=crown & CC perf=14
Victoria 1901 2sh bl pc=rose issue=1901a d=Queen Victoria (1901 Victoria 2sh) wmk=V & crown perf=12.5
South Australia 1901 2sh
Victoria 6/1901 2sh bl pc=rose issue=1901b postage d=Queen Victoria (1901 Victoria 2sh) wmk=V & crown perf=12.5
Grenada 1902 2sh grn&ultra issue=1902 d=King Edward VII (1902 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA perf=15clean
St. Vincent 1902 2sh grn&vio d=King Edward VII (1902 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Western Australia 1902 2sh red pc=yel issue=1902 d=Queen Victoria (1902) wmk=V & crown perf=12.5
Natal 1902 2sh d=King Edward VII (1902 Natal) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Dominica 1903 2sh pur&graybrn d=view of Roseau wmk=crown & CC perf=14
Sierra Leone 1903 2sh grn&ultra issue=1903 d=King Edward VII (1902 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Montserrat 1903 2sh brnorg&graygrn d=symbol of the colony wmk=crown & CA perf=14
(plus 77 more) (See all uses as list)

Used by 21 stampdescs as denom:
issuer=Queensland-1886-2sh
issuer=South Australia-1860~1867-2sh
issuer=Victoria-2sh
issuer=Victoria-1881-2sh-bl
issuer=Leeward Islands-1921-2sh
issuer=Great Britain-1880-2sh
issuer=British Antarctic Territory-1963-2sh
issuer=Cayman Islands-issue=1969-2sh
issuer=Cayman Islands-2sh
issuer=Cayman Islands-1950-2sh
issuer=Gilbert & Ellice Islands-issue=1965-2sh
issuer=Gilbert & Ellice Islands-1939-2sh
issuer=Grenada-type=revenue-2sh
issuer=Grenada-type=revenue-2sh-org
issuer=Grenada-1938-2sh
issuer=New Britain-1914-2sh
issuer=New Hebrides (Br)-1911-2sh
issuer=Sierra Leone-type=revenue-2sh
issuer=South Georgia-issue=1963-2sh
issuer=St. Vincent-2sh
issuer=Turks & Caicos Islands-issue=1967-2sh