This attractive sheet of 20 mint stamps, issued by the United States on May 2, 1996, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first modern Olympiad. Known as the Centennial Olympic Games, the 1996 Summer Olympics were held in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. The following Olympic sports are featured on the 20 stamps: javelin, whitewater canoeing, women's running, platform diving, men's cycling, freestyle wrestling, women's gymnastics, sailboarding, shot put, soccer, beach volleyball, men's rowing, men's sprint, women's swimming, softball, men's hurdles, pommel horse, equestrian events, and men's basketball.
Mint, never hinged.
Scott Catalogue Number(s): U.S.# 3068 (3068a-3068f)
The actual size of this sheet is 199 x 189 mm (7.83 x 7.44 inches).