Issue Date: February 22, 2001
City: Washington, DC
Printed by: Banknote Corporation of America
Printing Method: Lithography
Perforations: Serpentine Die Cut 11 ¼ x 11 ¾
A bust of George Washington, created by sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon in 1785, appears on two maroon 20¢ postcard-rate stamps and on the green 23¢ stamps issued after the rate was increased in July. The George Washington bust is exhibited at Mount Vernon, the Virginia home of the first President of the United States.