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Lunar New Year: Year of the Ox - Miniature Sheet

Lunar New Year: Year of the Ox - Miniature Sheet


The miniature sheet depicts ‘the old cow licking her calf’, representing parental love and a warm and happy family atmosphere. The mother cow is looking at the calf which looks back towards its mother, indicating affection and a harmonious family balance. Crescent shapes can be seen on the mother cow, with the same pattern appearing on the calf. The forehead and hind legs of the mother cow are also adorned with flower patterns, which highlight the quiet and beautiful nature of the mother.

Date of issue 05/01/2021
Withdrawal date 05/01/2023
Designer Wang Huming
Size 95mm x 125mm, 60mm x 60mm
Process Four colour offset lithography plus gold metallic ink with varnish
Denominations £1

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