1994. Flora and Fauna of Armenia (I issue).
The animal and plant species facing extinction in Armenia have been registered in the Red Book of Armenia. 
    Designer: Berdik Martirosyan
    Perf 13 3/4, (31.75/31.75), Offset 
View: 54-55. Set of 2
54. Milvus milvus and Quercus araxina 
55. Aquila chrysaetos and Juniperus polycarpos 
     
    h54.  40.00  0.2  0.1
    h55.  60.00  0.25  0.2

54 

Quantity: 2x200.000

1995. Flora and Fauna of Armenia, (II issue).
View: 91-92. Set of 2
91. Capra aegagrus aegagrus 
92. Panthera pantus 
    Designer: Garegin Martirosyan
    Perf 13 3/4, (31.75/31.75), Offset 
    h91.  40.00  0.2  0.15
    h92.  60.00  0.25  0.2
Quantity: 2x50.000 

91 

1996. Capra Aegagrus Aegagrus (WWF).

Capra Aegagrus Aegagrus is listed in the Armenian Red Data Book. Smal in numbers.
    Designer: Garegin Martirosyan
    Perf 14 3/4:14, (40.64/24.13), Offset 
     
View: 105-108.Capra Aegagrus Aegagrus
     
    h105.  70.00  0.2  0.18
    h106.  100.00  0.25  0.25
    h107.  130.00  0.3  0.3
    h108.  350.00  0.9  0.9
    Set of 4  1.65  1.63
    Firs Day Cover 
First Day Cover: Capra Aegagrus Aegagrus
Designer: Garegin Martirosyan 
Quantity: 80.000 

106 

Quantity: 10.000 Quantity: 10.000

19 December 1997. Flora and Fauna of Armenia (III issue). Irises

Iris lycotis - this species is very rare in Armenia. It may be found only in the vicinity of Darelegis.
Iris lycotis is a decorative flower. The period of blossoming is early spring.
Iris lycotis is included in the Red Data Book of Armenia
Iris elegantissima - this species was widely distributed in the Ararat foundation area in the past. Nowadays the area of irises is distinctly reduced. It may be found in the vicinity of Shirak and Yerevan. Iris elegantissima is a decorative flower and very important material for selection of irises. The period of blossoming is end of April and beginning of May. In the nature this species gives a wonderful diversity of shapes and coloration.
Iris elegantissima is included in the Red Data Book of Armenia.
h 127. Iris lycotis
h 128. Iris elegantissima 
    Designer: Nune Arazyan
    Comb Perf 13' 31.75/31.75 
    h127.  40.00  0.1
    h128.  170.00  0.4
    Set of 2  0.50
Quantities: 2 x 100.000 

127 

128 

1998. FLORA AND FAUNA OF ARMENIA (IV ISSUE). BUTTERFLIES
h 144. Papilio alexanor
h 145. Rethera komarovi
    Designer: Hasmik Avetisyan
    Perf 14:14 3/4 (24.13/40.64), 14 3/4:14 (40.64/24.13), Offset
    Sizes: 24.13x40.64; 40.64x24.13mm 
    h144.  170.00  0.45 0.35
    h145.  250.00  0.60 0.50
    Set of 2 1.05 0.85
    First day cover 1.85

144 


145 

1999. FLORA AND FAUNA OF ARMENIA (V issue)
165. Armenian gampr
166. Van cat
166A. Van cat (with logo)
    Designer: Albert Ketchyan
    Perf 13 3/4:13 3/4 (31.75/31.75), Offset 
    165 170.00  0.4  0.38 
    166 250.00  0.60  0.55 
    166A 250.00  0.60  0.55 
    Set of 2 1.60  0.93 
    First day cover 1.93 
    First Day Cover
    Designer: Albert Ketchyan 
165 

166 

23 May 2000. FLORA AND FAUNA OF ARMENIA (VI issue). Fishes
Salmo Ischchan gegarkuni is endemic to Lake Sevan. It is a medium sized fish with silver scales, big black, sometimes orange or light pink spots. Ischchan has 4 biotypes: S.i. ischchan, S.i. gegarkuni, S.i. anilewski, S.i. aestivalis. The gegarkuni has a sharp chin and fusiform body. By length reaches 40cm, weight 400-600gram.
Barbus goktschaicus is endemic to Lake Sevan. The fish has a fusiform body with black spots. The length varies between 8 to 30cm, weight is up to 500gram. There are two pairs of barbels around the mouth, the dorsal flipper has a stiff ray. It is hard to catch. These rare endangered species are included in the Red Book of Armenia.
176. Salmo ischchan gegarkuni
177. Barbus goktschaicus
    Designer: Albert Kechyan
    Perf 13 3/4 (31.5/31.9 mm), Offset 
     
Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD) 
176 50.00  0.12  0.11 
177 270.00  0.68  0.61 
Set of 2 0.80  0.72 
First day cover 42 1.72 
176 

177 

2001. WWF. SCIURUS PERSICUS (PERSIAN SQUIRREL)

Designer: Albert Kechian
Comb Perforated, 13:13
Size: 31.50/31.90 mm, Offset

240-243. Persian squirrel

Rodent of the family Sciuridae, often living in trees. The body is till 28 sm. long. They are to be found in TransCaucasian forests. They are not used in the industry because of the rarity and the rough fur.

 

Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
SL 240-243 580.00 2.40 2.00
First day cover 3.40

First Day Cover:
Designer:
Albert Kechian


240-243

2001. FLORA AND FAUNA OF ARMENIA (VII issue). ARMENIAN MEDICINAL PLANTS

Designer: Albert Kechian
Comb Perforated, 13:13
Size: 31.50x31.90 mm, Offset

257. Hypericum perforatum
258. Thymus serpyllum

Hypericum perforatum belongs to the Hypericum family. It has deep bushes with completely opposed leaves. It is known about 300 types of hypericums. It is used as a medicine to prevent wounds, skin diseases and the inflammation. Thymus serpyllum belongs to the Lipflower family. It has opposed, rigid, small leaves and pleasant smell. There are 10 types of thymuses in Armenia, but the Transcaucasian and Birch types are used frequently. Thymus is used as a medicinal plant as well as a spice.

Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
h257-258 290.00 0.90 0.70
First day cover 1.70

First Day Cover:
Designer: Albert Kechian


257

23 Dec 2002. FLORA AND FAUNA OF ARMENIA (IX issue). SNOWDROPS

Galanthus Artjuschenkoae

Is a new type for Armenia. Is met only in two floristic regions, in the South and North of Armenia, in the oak-hornbeam forests with a large number of populations, also in the low and middle mountain zones.

Merendera Mirzoevae

The endemic and rare type in Armenia. There are only three small number of populations. Can be met in the floristic regions, grows in the dry mountainous slopes, in the low and middle mountain zones.

Designer: Albert Kechian
Comb Perforated, 13 :13
Perf. 31.50/31.90 mm, Offset

278. Galanthus artjuschenkoae
279. Merendera mirzoevae

Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
H278 150.00 0.36 0.31
H279 200.00 0.49 0.42
First day cover 0.73

First Day Cover:
Designer: Albert Kechian

 


278


279

26 June 2003. WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

In 1972 under the leadership of General Assembly of UN June 5th was proclaimed as a World Environment Day. The draining works of Lake Gilli started from 1959-1960. The decision of the establishment of the Sevan public park was made in 1978. By the same document lake Gilli should be rehabilitated in the park area. In 2000 started the rehabilitation processes and all planned works. The problem of lake Gilli was produced as an issue of global significance for the protection of biodiversity. Larus Armenicus. Charadriiformes type of birds. Wings are long and sharp. There are black and red colour blends on their beak. Their neck becomes perpendicular when they make voice. Both sexes have the same colour. Dominated white, brown and black colours. Seaside birds, inhabited on the shore of Lake Sevan. Registered in the Red Data Book of Armenia.


Designer: Albert Kechian
Comb Perforated, 12
Perf. 31.75/31.75 mm, Offset

285. Armenian gull (Larus Armenicus) on the background of lake Gilli

Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
h285 220.0 0.70 0.50
FDC     1.50


FDC designer: Albert Kechian

 

285


08.09.2004. FLORA AND FAUNA OF ARMENIA (X issue). GRAPES

Voskehat (Kharji)
First time this grape was mentioned in the manuscripts. A unique type, is used in making table wines, shampagne and cognac.
Clusters are thick, has a golden colour, the sugar content is more than 20%. Spread in the Ararat plain and neighboring zones.
Black Areni
Former names were Black cross, Malakhi. One of the best grape varieties. Spread only on 500he. Is used for making dry red wines.


Designer: Anahit Fljian
Comb Perforated, 12½
Perf. 31.75/31.75 mm, Offset

300. Voskehat
301. Black Areni

Cat. No Value (Dram) Mint (USD) Used (USD)
h300 170.0 0.70 0.50
h301 220.0 0.80 0.65
FDC     2.50


FDC designer: Anahit Fljian

 

300
301

14.02. 2005. KARABAKH HORSE

Prior to the 19th century Karabakh had a great and substantial influence in improving horse breeds, which gave the opportunity to breed a horse with the specific features called Karabakh horse. The Karabakh horse is not large, its build is peculiar to the saddle horses, it is sturdy, the muscles are well-developed, the head is small and has the expressive features, eyes are alert. The loin is straight, short wide, the chest is deep. The limbs are properly set, sometimes sworded, the skin is tin, hair-side is soft and gleamming, the hair of forelock, mane and tail is tin.

The colour is chestnut or bay with a charachteristic golden tint. The average measurements of stallions are: height at withers 147cm, oblique body length 149cm, chest girth 169cm, cannon bone girth 18.6 cm


Designer: Garegin Martirossian
Comb Perforated, 12 ¼:
Perf. 31.75/31.75 mm, Offset

h306. Karabakh horse

Cat. No

Value (Dram)

Mint (USD)

Used (USD)

306

360.0

1.40

1.30

FDC

 

 

2.20

FDC designer: Garegin Martirossian