1977 13¢ Colorado Statehood
Issue Date: May 21, 1977
City: Denver, CO
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
U.S. #1711 commemorates the centennial anniversary of the state known as the “Centennial State.” Colorado is so named because it became the 38th state of the Union on August 1, 1876, the centennial year of American independence.
The Colorado Statehood stamp pictures the columbine, the state’s official flower, and the majestic Rocky Mountains.