23¢ Washington Coil
Issue Date: September 20, 2001
City: Washington, DC
Printed by: Banknote Corporation of America
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: Serpentine die cut 8 ½ vertically
A bust of George Washington, created by sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon in 1785, appears on two maroon 20¢ postcard-rate stamps and on this green 23¢ stamp 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.