IRAQ

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WILD CATS

Issue Item code Item type
Face value
Remarks SC
1941 Definitives IQ19410400 ST 0_008 Stamp
0.008
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Carmine
MI 102A
IQ19410400 ST 0_010 Stamp
0.010
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Ochre
MI 104A
IQ19410400 ST 0_015 Stamp
0.015
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Blue
MI 106C
IQ19410400 ST 0_020 Stamp
0.020
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Black
MI 108A
1941 Service Stamps IQ19410400 SE 0_008 Service stamp
0.008
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Carmine
IQ19410400 ST 0_008
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI D116
IQ19410400 SE 0_010 Service stamp
0.010
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Ochre
IQ19410400 ST 0_010
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI D118
IQ19410400 SE 0_015 Service stamp
0.015
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Blue
IQ19410400 ST 0_015
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI D120
IQ19410400 SE 0_020 Service stamp
0.020
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Black
IQ19410400 ST 0_020
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI D122
1941/42 Definitives IQ19420000 ST 0_008 Stamp
0.008
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Ochre, Perf. 13.5
Different years of issue is given in different catalogues for this stamp
MI 103A
IQ19420000 ST 0_015 Stamp
0.015
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Black, Perf. 13.5
MI 107A
IQ19420000 ST 0_020 Stamp
0.020
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Dull Blue, Perf. 13.5
MI 109A
1942 Service Stamps IQ19420000 SE 0_008 Service stamp
0.008
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Ochre, Perf. 13.5
IQ19420000 ST 0_008
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI D117C
IQ19420000 SE 0_015 Service stamp
0.015
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Black, Perf. 13.5
IQ19420000 ST 0_015
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI D121A
IQ19420000 SE 0_020 Service stamp
0.020
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Dull Blue, Perf. 13.5
IQ19420000 ST 0_020
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI D123
1946 Definitives IQ19460000 ST 0_015 Stamp
0.015
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Black, Perf. 12.5
MI 107C
IQ19410400 ST 0_020 Stamp
0.020
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Dull Blue, Perf. 12.5
MI 109C
1946 Service Stamps IQ19460000 SE 0_015 Service stamp
0.015
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Black, Perf. 12.5
IQ19460000 ST 0_015
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI 121C
1947 Definitives IQ19470000 ST 0_008 Stamp
0.008
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Ochre, Perf. 12.5
MI 103C
IQ19470601 ST 0_010 Stamp
0.010
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Carmine
MI 105D
1947 Service Stamps IQ19470000 SE 0_008 Service stamp
0.008
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Ochre, Perf. 12.5
IQ19470000 ST 0_008
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI D117C
IQ19470000 SE 0_010 Service stamp
0.010
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Carmine
IQ19470601 ST 0_010
ovpt. "On state service" and same text in Arabic
MI D119
1963 Definitives IQ19630216 ST 0_010 Stamp
0.010
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
MI 356
IQ19630216 ST 0_050 Stamp
0.050
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
MI 361
ILS
1963 People's Defense Fund Tax Stamps IQ19630000 TX 0_005 Postal Tax Stamp
0.005
(on 0.010)
Lion Statue
Wild Cat Art
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Carmine
IQ19630216 ST 0_010
ovpt. in Arabic
MI ZZ12
1969 Iraqi Fauna IQ19690901 ST 0_003 Stamp
0.003
Leopard
MI 567
1972 Official Stamps IQ19720000 SE 0_015 6 Service Stamp
0.015 (on 0.003)
Leopard
IQ19690901 ST 0_003
Overprinted "Official" in English and Arabic
MI D284
1972 Service Stamps IQ19720000 SE 0_010 1 Service stamp
0.010
Lion
Wild Cat Art
Lion Statue
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Carmine
IQ19630216 ST 0_010
ovpt. "Official" and same text in Arabic
MI D268
1974 2nd Anniversary of the Nationalization of the Oil Industry IQ19740601 ST 0_010 Stamp
0.010
Lion
Wild Cat Art
Lion Painting
Lion of Babylon
"Allegory of the Nationalization of the Oil Industry by Khalid al-Jadir
MI 798
IQ19740601 ST 0_025 Stamp
0.025
Lion
Wild Cat Art
Lion Painting
Lion of Babylon
"Allegory of the Nationalization of the Oil Industry by Khalid al-Jadir
MI 799
IQ19740601 ST 0_070 Stamp
0.070
Lion
Wild Cat Art
Lion Painting
Lion of Babylon
"Allegory of the Nationalization of the Oil Industry by Khalid al-Jadir
MI 800
1982 First Anniversary of the Attack on the Nuclear Reactor IQ19820606 ST 0_030 Stamp
0.030
Lion
(stylized)
MI 1149
IQ19820606 ST 0_050 Stamp
0.050
Lion
(stylized)
MI 1151
1988 Seoul Olympics IQ19880919 ST 100 Stamp
100
Cartoon Tiger
Seoul Olympics Mascot
MI 1424
IQ19880919 ST 500 Stamp (oversized)
500
Cartoon Tiger
Seoul Olympics Mascot
MI B60
2003 Mammals IQ20030110 ST 50 Stamp
50
Cheetah
MI 1712
IQ20030110 ST 75 Stamp
75
Lion
MI 1713
IQ20030110 ST 250 Stamp (oversized)
250
Lion
MI B109
2006 Iraqi Civilization IQ20060911 ST 250 Stamp (oversized)
250
Lion
Wild Cat Art
Glazed relief from the Ishtar Gate from Babylon
MI B110
2009 International Campaign to Regain Stolen Iraqi Antiques IQ20090317 ST 250 Stamp
250
Lion Sculpture
Mythic Cats
Wild Cat Art
Terracotta lion sculpture from the temple at Tel Harmal and Ishtar Gate (decorated by numerous Lions as well as Dragons of Marduk - a mythological creature with lion's paws)
MI 1764
IQ20090317 ST 500 Stamp
500
Lion Reliefs
Mythic Cats
Wild Cat Art
Ishtar Gate (decorated by numerous Lions as well as Dragons of Marduk - a mythological creature with lion's paws)
MI 1765
IQ20090317 ST 750 Stamp
750
Lion Reliefs
Mythic Cats
Wild Cat Art
Ishtar Gate (decorated by numerous Lions as well as Dragons of Marduk - a mythological creature with lion's paws)
MI 1766
2013 Iraqi Landmarks IQ20130128 ST 250 1 Stamp
250
Lion (tiny Lion on map)
MI 1899
M
IQ20130128 ST 250 2 Stamp
250
Lion (tiny Lion on map)
MI 1900
M
IQ20130128 ST 250 3 Stamp
250
Lion (tiny Lion on map)
MI 1901
M
IQ20130128 ST 250 4 Stamp
250
Lion (tiny Lion on map)
Lion Reliefs
Mythic Cats
Wild Cat Art
Ishtar Gate (decorated by numerous Lions as well as Dragons of Marduk - a mythological creature with lion's paws)
MI 1902
M
IQ20130128 ST 500 Stamp
500
Lion (tiny Lion on map)
MI 1903
M
IQ20130128 ST 750 Stamp
750
Lion (tiny Lion on map)
MI 1904
M
IQ20130128 ST 1000 1 Stamp
1000
Lion (tiny Lion on map)
Wild Cat Art
Lion Statue
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
MI 1905
M
IQ20130128 ST 1000 2 Stamp
1000
Lion (tiny Lion on map)
Imperforate stamp (with printed 'perforations') from MS
MI 1906
M
IQ20130128 MS 1000 Miniature sheet
1000
Lion (tiny Lion on map - on stamp only)
Single-stamp, imperforate MS (with printed 'perforations')
MI B140
M
IQ20130128 FDC 4250 First Day Cover
4250
Lion (on all stamps and cachet)
Wild Cat Art
Lion Statue (on one stamp)
Lion of Babylon from the Palace of King Nebuchad-nezzar II, 6th c. BC
Ishtar Gate (decorated by numerous Lions as well as Dragons of Marduk - a mythological creature with lion's paws - on one stamp and cachet)
Official FDC with all stamps + MS
CC

List compiled by Geir Arveng, with additional information from Greg Balagian and Marci Jarvis.
Latest update 5 March 2014