Stamps inscribed '[Ареспублика] Аҧсны́' mostly alongside '[Республика] Абха́зия'.
<- 1990 Part of Soviet Union
1991 - 1993 Unrecognised, de-facto independent breakaway republic from Georgia.
Soviet and Russian stamps used in breakaway areas.
1993 - 2008 Abkhazian stamps issued for rebel areas. Inland use and limited use
to several former Soviet republics known
2008 ->Partly recognised, de-facto independent breakaway republic from Georgia.
Abkhazian stamps are only valid for inland postage, and in direct postal exchange
with countries recognising its independence.
From 1990: 1 Ruble (SUR) = 100 Kopeks
From 1992: 1 Ruble (RUR) = 100 Kopeks (continuation of Soviet Ruble)
From 1998: 1 Ruble (RUB) = 100 Kopeks (= 1000 RUR)
From 2008: 1 Apsar (no subunit) (= 10 RUB) is the official currency. The RUB is still the de-
facto currency, and stamps are still denominated in RUB.
Checklists > Countries > Abkhazia Prehistoric Cats
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Issue Item code Item type Face value Remarks SC 1994 Prehistoric Mammals of Caucasus GEAB19941129 ST 400 Stamp 400 Eusmilus
1996 Hong Kong '96 Philatelic Exhibition GEAB19960510 ST 900 3 Stamp 900 Eusmilus
GEAB19960510 IMP 900 3 Imperforate stamp 900 Eusmilus
Compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from D.G.Naryshkin.
Latest update: 10 April, 2017