Myths & Legends II: Tales from the Sea - £1.18 Sheet of Ten
The stamp sheets give the discerning collector access to all the printer's marks and any additional information on the selvedges.The £1.18 stamp represents the legend of The Martyrdom of St Helier. Helier is a historical figure and the patron saint of Jersey. Helier lived the solitary life of a hermit on an offshore islet from which he could see Viking invaders. When Helier spotted invaders he would warn islanders to hide in a place of safety. One day a group of raiders caught Helier and beheaded him. Helier picked up his own head and walked ashore. Helier's body was eventually found and put in a boat to Bréville-sur-mer in France, where a healing spring arose.
|Date of issue||03/11/2020|
|Size||30mm x 40mm|
|Process||Four colour offset lithography|