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Moses Coady and the Cooperative Movement

The Millennium Collection, Social Progress

Title

Moses Coady and the Cooperative Movement

Denomination

46¢

Date of Issue

January 17, 2000

Year

Quantity

1,000,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

The Millennium Collection, Social Progress

Series Time Span

2000

Perforation or Dimension

13.5

Printer

Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.

Creators

Designed by Derek Sarty. Based on a photograph by Yousuf Karsh.

Layouts

Pane of 4 Stamps

Quantity Produced - 1,000,000
Original Price: $1.84
Dimension: 108mm x 112mm

Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Ottawa ON

About Stamp

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.

Moses Coady's vision of social betterment through adult education launched a revolutionary cooperative movement in the Maritimes that is still emulated by social activists and educators, particularly in developing countries.

Reference

Canada Post Corporation, Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2000, p. 18-19.

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