Title : Postage stamp to commemorate the inauguration of the 15th president of the Republic of Korea  (View Souvenir Sheet)
Stamp Serial#
1940 
KPC#
C-1470 
MICHEL#
1964
This is the last stamp listed in the 1999 Michel catalogue. 
StanGib#
2273 
Scott#
1928 
Date of Issue
02/25/1998 
Quantity
5,000,000 
Denomination
170 won 
Design
Taegukki (Korean national flag) and President Kim Dae-jung 
Designer
Lee, Hye-ock 
Image Area
32mm*48mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5*2 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Print
Korea Security Printing and Minting Corporation 
Description
On February 25, 1998, Kim Dae-jung, Chairman of the National Congress for New Politics, will be inaugurated as the 15th President of Korea in the first transfer of power to the oppsition in five decades.

Through forward-looking international cooperation, incoming President Kim Dae-jung will usher in a new era of prosperity and peace on the Korean Peninsula in the 21st century where democracy and the economy develop hand in hand.

This commemorative postage stamp is being issued to celebrate the vigorous start of the 'People's government' of President Kim Dae-jung for national harmony and Korea's next great leap.