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Stamps (335)
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Things

Name: Benin (BJ)
What: country

Dahomey renamed itself to the People's Republic of Benin in 1975, then to just the Republic of Benin in 1990.

Areas: Africa

Stamps issued from 1975 to present

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1990: 340 ; to 2010: 2000 ; to date: 2577



All types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 100c=1fr=1fcfa (West African CFA franc)

Overprints: Benin (15)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Benin
WNS Benin

Catalogs:
Michel
Yvert et Tellier
Stamp Number
Stanley Gibbons
WNS
Colnect codes

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
WSA Benin Postage


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue), plus estimate of types still unrecorded (dotted red lines):
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