4 Penny Battle of Hastings

4 Penny  Battle of Hastings
Added by Alain Martineau
General Description : 900th anniversary of the Battle of Hasting.
Battle of Hastings occurred on 14 October 1066 during the Norman conquest of England, between the Norman-French army of Duke William II of Normandy and the English army under King Harold II. It took place at Senlac Hill, approximately 10 km (61⁄4 miles) northwest of Hastings, close to the present-day town of Battle, East Sussex, and was a decisive Norman victory.
Face value 4 Penny
Catalog code (Michel) GB 434x
Catalog code (Scott) GB 470
Catalog code Yvert et Tellier GB 453 Stanley Gibbons GB 705 AFA number GB 428 Unificato GB 453
Series 900th anniv. of the Battle of Hastings.
Place in series 1
Stamp colour Multicoloured
Watermark St. Edward's Crown Multiple
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 89,197,226
Issue date 14/10/1966
Designer David Gentleman
Paper type chalk-surfaced
Print technique photogravure
Printed by Harrison & Sons Ltd.
Perforation 14 1/2 x 14
Height 22.00 mm
Width 38.50 mm
Catalog prices Used stamp $0.20   Unused stamp $0.20