|Date of Issue||January 17, 2000|
|Perforation or Dimension||13.5|
|Series||The Millennium Collection, Medical Innovators|
|Series Time Span||2000|
|Printer||Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.|
M-NH-VF Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine
|Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine||$2.20|
U-VF Used - Very Fine
|Used - Very Fine||$1.50|
January's series of four Millennium souvenir sheets features, among others, Lester B. Pearson, Terry Fox and CIDA. These bold 112-by-108 mm souvenir sheets frame four 36-by-48 mm stamps in thematic groupings that celebrate Canadian giants in fields as diverse as medicine, finance, peacekeeping and international development.
Nobel Prize-winner Sir Frederick Banting was one of the century's greatest medical heroes. His discovery of a pancreatic extract called insulin, achieved with his assistant Charles Best and other colleagues, has saved the lives of millions of diabetics.