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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WILD CATS

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


PSE back

BY19920501 PSE 1_20 136770 Pre-stamped envelope 1.20
(0.05 + 1.15)
Eurasian Lynx (in cachet)
Gomel CoA
SUN19900000 PSE 0_05 136770
up-franked with 1.15
MI U23
M
ILM (BDC)
26 November 1993 - 50th Anniversary of the Liberation of GomelThis item is also listed under Heraldic Cats

BY19931126 PSE 5_00 Pre-stamped envelope 5.00 Eurasian Lynx (in stamp indicium)
For version with extra text "3 июя 1994 г. ....", see
BY19940600 PSE 5_00
Gomel CoA
MI PSo1
BDC

June 1994 - 50th Anniversary of the Liberation of Gomel (local overprint)

This item is also listed under Heraldic Cats

BY19940600 PSE 5_00 Pre-stamped envelope 5.00 Eurasian Lynx (in stamp indicium)
BY19931126 PSE 5_00
with added text "3 июя 1994 г. ...." issued by the city of Gomel
Gomel CoA
MI PSo1/I
BDC
6 February 1996 - Fauna of Belarus
BY19960206 ST 1000 Stamp 1000 Eurasian Lynx
MI 114
If you have a scan of this item, please share. BY19960206 MC 1000 Maximum Card 1000 Eurasian Lynx (on stamp and card)
Official MC with
BY19960206 ST 1000
6 October 1998 - Wooden Sculptures from the National Museum of Arts
BY19981006 ST 3400 Stamp 3400 Lion
Wild Cat Art
Lion's Head - decoration on a chair (12th - 13th c.)
MI 285
27 April 1999 - National Parks
BY19990427 ST 150000 2 Stamp 150000 Eurasian Lynx
MI 317
If you have a scan of this item, please share. BY19990427 FDC 150000 2 First Day Cover 150000 Eurasian Lynx (on stamp and cachet)
Official FDC with
BY19990427 ST 150000 2
BDC
25 August 2000 - WWF - Eurasian Lynx
BY20000825 ST 100 1 Stamp 100 Eurasian Lynx (face)
MI 373
M
BY20000825 ST 100 2 Stamp 100 Eurasian Lynx (on branch)
MI 374
M
BY20000825 ST 150 1 Stamp 150 Eurasian Lynx (with cub)
MI 375
M
BY20000825 ST 150 2 Stamp 150 Eurasian Lynx (with cub)
MI 376
M
ILM
BY20000825 SH 1000 Sheetlet 1000 Eurasian lynx (on all stamps)
Sheetlet with two of each stamp in series
MI KB373-376
M
BY20000825 FDC 100 1 First Day Cover 100 Eurasian Lynx (on stamp, postmark and cachet)
Official FDC with
BY20000825 ST 100 1
 
BY20000825 FDC 100 2 First Day Cover 100

Eurasian Lynx (on stamp, postmark and cachet)
Official FDC with
BY20000825 ST 100 2

 
BY20000825 FDC 150 1 First Day Cover 150 Eurasian Lynx (on stamp, postmark and cachet)
Official FDC with
BY20000825 ST 150 1
 
BY20000825 FDC 150 2 First Day Cover 150 Eurasian Lynx (on stamp, postmark and cachet)
Official FDC with
BY20000825 ST 150 2
 
BY20000825 MC 100 1 Maximum Card 100 Eurasian Lynx (on stamp, picture and postmark)
Official MC with
BY20000825 ST 100 1
 
If you have a scan of this item, please share. BY20000825 MC 100 2 Maximum Card 100

Eurasian Lynx (on stamp, picture and postmark)
Official MC with
BY20000825 ST 100 2

 
BY20000825 MC 150 1 Maximum Card 150 Eurasian Lynx (on stamp, picture and postmark)
Official MC with
BY20000825 ST 150 1
 
BY20000825 MC 150 2 Maximum Card 150 Eurasian Lynx (on stamp, picture and postmark)
Official MC with
BY20000825 ST 150 2
 
BY20000825 FDP 220001 First Day Postmark - Eurasian Lynx
"Беларусь - Першы Дзень - WWF - Premièr Jour"
Мінск-Поштамт / Minsk GPO
25 August 2000
 
9 October 2000 - Lynx Postcard

Address side
Used as MC
BY20001009 PC B Pre-stamped postcard B
(34 on issue)
Eurasian Lynx (on picture side)
Card no. 1084-00
MI P43II
MC
10 January 2001 - Coats of Arms IThis item is also listed under Heraldic Cats

BY20010110 ST 200 1 Stamp 200 Eurasian Lynx
Gomel CoA
MI 396
ILM
BY20010110 FDC 200 1 First Day Cover 200 Eurasian Lynx (on stamp, postmark and cachet)
Gomel CoA
Official FDC with
BY20010110 ST 200 1
BY20010110 FDP 246044 First Day Postmark - Eurasian Lynx
Gomel CoA
"Premièr Jour - Геръы Гарадоў Беларусі – Першы Дзень – Беларусь"
Гомель 44 / Gomel 44
10 January 2001
13 October 2006 - Belarusian CitiesThis item is also listed under Heraldic Cats

BY20061013 PSE A Pre-stamped envelope A
(210 on issue)
Eurasian Lynx (in cachet)
Gomel CoA
Envelope no. 7128-06
MI U231.a.I-9
BDC M/U
9 July 2013 - Zoos in Belarus
BY20130709 ST N Stamp N
(4000 on issue)
Leopard
Amur Leopard
MI 959
 
BY20130709 ST P Stamp P
(7000 on issue)
Tiger
Siberian Tiger
MI 962
 
BY20130709 MS NMHP Miniature Sheet N+M
+H+P

(23000 on issue)
Leopard
Tiger (on one stamp each)
MS with all four stamps in set
MI B105
 
BY20130709 SH 7xN Sheetlet 7 x N
(28000 on issue)
Leopard (on stamps and labels)
Amur Leopard
MI KB959
 
BY20130709 SH 7xP Sheetlet 7 x P
(42000 on issue)
Tiger (on stamps and labels)
Siberian Tiger
MI KB962
 
BY20130709 FDC NMHP First Day Cover N+M
+H+P

(23000 on issue)
Leopard (on one stamp and cachet)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Wild Cat (in postmark)
Official FDC with all four stamps in set
 
BY20130709 FDP 220001 First Day Postmark - Stylized Wild Cat
"Першы Дзень – Беларусь - Premièr Jour"
Мінск-Поштамт / Minsk GPO
9 July 2013
 
BY20130709 LB 1 Marginal label - Leopard
Leopard Fur
Upper left corner marginal label from
BY20130709 SH 7xN
 
BY20130709 LB 2 Marginal label - Leopard
Leopard Fur
Upper first position marginal label (text: Заа....) from
BY20130709 SH 7xN
 
BY20130709 LB 5 Marginal label - Leopard
Leopard Fur
Left first row marginal label (text: Мінск) from
BY20130709 SH 7xN
 
BY20130709 LB 7 Marginal label - Leopard
Leopard Fur
Left second row marginal label (text: Заапарк) from
BY20130709 SH 7xN
 
BY20130709 LB 8 Marginal label - Leopard
Leopard Fur
Left third row marginal label (5 spots in margin) from
BY20130709 SH 7xN
 
BY20130709 LB 10 Marginal label - Leopard
Leopard Fur
Left fourth row marginal label (4 spots in margin) from
BY20130709 SH 7xN
 
BY20130709 LB 11 Marginal label - Leopard
Lower right corner large marginal label from
BY20130709 SH 7xN
 
BY20130709 LB 12 Marginal label - Leopard
Leopard Fur
Lower left corner marginal label from
BY20130709 SH 7xN
 
BY20130709 LB 13 Marginal label - Leopard
Leopard Fur
Lower second position marginal label (text: Zoos in Belarus) from
BY20130709 SH 7xN
 
BY20130709 LB 40 Marginal label - Tiger
Tiger Fur
Upper left corner marginal label from BY20130709 SH 7xP
 
BY20130709 LB 41 Marginal label - Tiger
Tiger Fur
Upper first position marginal label (text: Заа....) from BY20130709 SH 7xP
 
BY20130709 LB 44 Marginal label - Tiger
Tiger Fur
Left first row marginal label (text: Гродзенскі) from BY20130709 SH 7xP
 
BY20130709 LB 46 Marginal label - Tiger
Tiger Fur
Left second row marginal label (text: Заапарк) from BY20130709 SH 7xP
 
BY20130709 LB 47 Marginal label - Tiger
Tiger Fur
Left third row marginal label (5 spots in margin)
 
BY20130709 LB 49 Marginal label - Tiger
Tiger Fur
Left fourth row marginal label (4 spots in margin) from BY20130709 SH 7xP
 
BY20130709 LB 50 Marginal label - Tiger
Lower right corner large marginal label from
BY20130709 SH 7xP
 
BY20130709 LB 51 Marginal label - Tiger
Tiger Fur
Lower left corner marginal label from BY20130709 SH 7xP
 
BY20130709 LB 52 Marginal label - Tiger
Tiger Fur
Lower second position marginal label (text: Zoos in Belarus) from BY20130709 SH 7xP
 
3 July 2017 - Cities of Belarus: Mogilev
BY20170703 ST M Stamp M
(1.26 on issue)
Lion
Wild Cat Art
Lion Statue
MI 1202
M
IP (SF)
16 September 2017 - Cities of Belarus: Gomel This isuue is also listed under Heraldic Cats
BY20170916 ST M Stamp M
(1.26 on issue)
Eurasian Lynx
Heraldic Lynx
Gomel CoA
MI 1209
M
IP (SF)

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, Marci Jarvis, 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
Б - Inland express mail
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