Monday, June 10, 2013

Year of the Ox 2009 (Thailand)


The Ox is the second sign in the 12-year Chinese zodiac. It is highly respected in traditional Chinese society as it helps plough and harvest the land, and it signifies prosperity through fortitude and hard work.

Those born in the Year of the Ox are considered to be patient, loyal, tender and a caring companion. They are endowed with kindness, honesty and a good heart. They are thus charismatic, well liked and dependable.

The stamp features a native Thai design of the ox with golden stars constellation.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Date of Issue : 2 Jan 2009
Postmark : Bangkok
Denomination : 3 Baht
Stamp Size : 28mm x 28mm
Printing Process : Lithography, Multi-colour

A LIL' NOTE

Ox years over the last century are 1901, 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997 and 2009.

Famous people born in the Year of the Ox includes Princess Diana, Charlie Chaplin and Napoleon.

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