Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

SC 2895 5c 12 Oct 86 Highly Stylized Turtle Carved wooden throne from the Taino civilization. Stamp inscribed "Dujo Taino", "Culturas Precolombinas", "Republica Dominicana" and "Historia Latinoamericana". This throne does not look like a chelonian but several reliable sources indicate that it does represent a turtle.

SC 4763 5c 15 Nov 07 Eretmochelys imbricata Large turtle in foreground swimming down and right w/ foreflippers in raised position. Small turtle in background swimming away from viewer. Inscribed "Fauna Cubana Protegida".

SC 4769 1.00p 15 Nov 07 Chelonia mydas S/S of one stamp depicting a Chelonia mydas. Upper sheet margin inscribed "Fauna Cubana Protegida". Large sawfish (Pristis pectinata) in sheet margin.

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