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Japan Issued Stamp on Tottori Temple

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Japan Issued Stamp on Tottori Temple Japan Issued Stamp on Tottori Temple

Tattori temple known as Japan’s “most dangerous” national treasure.The stamp has been issued as part of the fourth installment of Japan Post Co.’s national treasure postage stamp series.

The past three series of national treasure postage stamps were issued between the late 1960s and the late 1980s, appearing about once every 10 years. They featured a total of 53 items, including the Ashura statue at Kohfuku-ji temple in Nara Prefecture in western Japan, the “Scrolls of Frolicking Animals and Humans” at Kozan-ji temple in Kyoto Prefecture, also in western Japan, and the gold seal at Fukuoka City Museum in southwestern Japan.

The national treasures featured in the latest installment of the series comprise 10 archaeological artifacts, including a clay figure and a bronze mirror, and 10 architectural sites including Nageiredo hall, Hokuendo hall of Kohfuku-ji temple in Nara Prefecture, and Konjikido hall of Chuson-ji temple in Iwate Prefecture in northeastern Japan. Japan Post is set to issue another collection in fiscal 2021 at the earliest.