2004 37¢ Summer Olympics
Issue Date: June 9, 2004
City: Philadelphia, PA
Printed By: Ashton-Potter (USA) Ltd
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: Serpentine die cut 10 ¾
The first Olympic Games took place in Athens, Greece, in 776 B.C. In 2004, the Olympics returned again to their origin when Athens hosted the XXVIII Olympiad. The phrase “XXVIII Olympiad” is microprinted above the runner’s right foot.