1983 40¢ Shot Put
Issue Date: April 8, 1983
First City: Los Angeles, California
Quantity Issued: 42,250,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
This stamp is one of a block of four commemorating the 23rd Olympic Games which were held in Los Angeles during the summer of 1984. The stamps feature Olympic sports including the shot put, women’s swimming, weight lifting, and men’s gymnastics.