BELARUS

Stamps inscribed 'Belarus´', 'Belaruś', or 'Belarus' and 'Беларусь'

1858 - 1918 Part of Russia
1918 - 1991 Part of the Soviet Union
1991 -> Independent republic

From 1991: 1 (Soviet) Ruble (SUR)= 100 Kopeks
From 1992: 1 (Belarus) Ruble (BYB) = 100 Kapeyka [= 10 SUR]
From 2000: 1 (Redenominated) Ruble (BYR) = 100 Kapeyka [= 1000 BYB]
From 2016: 1 (New) Ruble (BYN)= 100 Kapeyka [= 10,000 BYR]
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HERALDIC CATS

Item Code Item type Face value Remarks SC
1 May 1992 - Overprinted Soviet Postal Stationary This item is also listed under Wild Cats


PSE back

BY19920501 PSE 1_20 136770 Pre-stamped envelope 1.20
(0.05 + 1.15)
Heraldic Lynx (in cachet)
Gomel CoA
SUN19900000 PSE 0_05 136770
up-franked with 1.15
MI U23
M
ILM (BDC)
February 1993 - Upfranked Soviet Postal Stationary - used after demonetization
BY19930200_ PSE 91412 Demonetized pre-stamped envelope 0.07
(demon-etized)
Heraldic Lion
Two Lions Rampant
Lida CoA
Slonim CoA
Envelope no. 91412
Printing date: 20.02.91
SUN19910220 PSE 0_07 91412
upfranked with Belarusian stamps
26 November 1993 - 50th Anniversary of the Liberation of GomelThis item is also listed under Wild Cats

BY19931126 PSE 5_00 Pre-stamped envelope 5.00 Heraldic Lynx (in stamp indicium)
Gomel CoA
For version with extra text "3 июя 1994 г. ....", see
BY19940600 PSE 5_00
MI PSo1
June 1994 50th Anniversary of the Liberation of Gomel (local overprint)

This item is also listed under Wild Cats

BY19940600 PSE 5_00 Pre-stamped envelope 5.00 Heraldic Lynx (in stamp indicium)
Gomel CoA
BY19931126 PSE 5_00
with added text "3 июя 1994 г. ...." issued by the city of Gomel
MI PSo1/I

2001 Coats of Arms I

This item is also listed under Wild Cats

BY20010110 ST 200 1 Stamp 200 Heraldic Lynx
Gomel CoA
MI 396
ILM
  BY20010110 FDC 200 1 First Day Cover 200 Heraldic Lynx (on stamp, postmark and cachet)
Gomel CoA
Official FDC with
BY20010110 ST 200 1
  BY20010110 FDP 246044 First Day Postmark - Heraldic Lynx
Gomel CoA
"Premièr Jour - Геръы Гарадоў Беларусі – Першы Дзень – Беларусь"
Гомель 44 / Gomel 44
10 January 2001
2004 Coats of Arms IV BY20040120 ST 460 Stamp 460 Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Slonim CoA
MI 512
  BY20040120 FDC 460 First Day Cover 460 Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Slonim CoA
Official FDC with
BY20040120 ST 460
  BY20040120 FDP 231809 First Day Postmark - Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Slonim CoA
"Беларусь - Premièr Jour - Першы Дзень"
Слонім 9 / Slonim 9
20 January 2004

2006 Belarusian Cities

This item is also listed under Wild Cats

BY20061013 PSE A Pre-stamped envelope A
(210 on issue)
Heraldic Lynx (in cachet)
Gomel CoA
Envelope no. 7128-06
MI U231.a.I-9
BDC
2010 Coats of Arms XI BY20100924 ST 1400 Stamp 1400 Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Lida CoA
MI 835
  BY20100924 FDC 1400 First Day Cover 1400 Heraldic Lion (on stamp and cachet)
Lion Rampant
Lida CoA
Official FDC with
BY20100924 ST 1400

2011 Friendship with Armenia

Joint issue with Armenia

BY20110601 ST H 2 Stamp H
(1300 on issue)
Heraldic Lion
Lion Passant Guardant
Yerevan CoA
MI 748

2013 20 Years of Diplomatic Relations with Armenia

Joint issue with Armenia

BY20131024 ST 15000 Stamp 15000 Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant Regauardant Supporter
Lion Passant
Crowned Lion Passant Guardant
Armenian CoA
Stamp from MS
MI 976
  BY20131024 MS 15000 Miniature sheet 15000 Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant Regauardant Supporter
Lion Passant
Crowned Lion Passant Guardant
Armenian CoA
Single-stamp MS
MI B107
19 September 2014 - Coats of Arms XVII
BY20140919 ST N Stamp N
(6000 on issue)
Heraldic Lion
Lion Statant Guardant
Gorodok CoA
MI 1028
16 September 2017 - Cities of Belarus: Gomel This issue is also listed under Wild Cats
BY20170916 ST M Stamp M
(1.26 on issue)
Eurasian Lynx
Heraldic Lynx
Gomel CoA
MI 1209
BDC

FDC Back
BY20170916 FDC M First Day Cover M
(1.26 on issue)
Eurasian Lynx (on stamp and cachet)
Heraldic Lynx
Gomel CoA
Official FDC with
BY20170916 ST M
CC

List compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from D.G.Naryshkin, Sergei Egnatuk, and Elisabeth Hallsjö.
Latest update: 7 October, 2017

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A note on Belarus NVI-stamps:
A - Inland letter up to 20g
B - Inland postcard
C - International letter up to 20g - air mail (changed to P)
H - International letter up to 20g - surface
P - International letter up to 20g - air mail
M - International postcard - air mail
N - International postcard - surface