BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY
Stamps inscribed 'B.I.O.T.' or 'British Indian Ocean Territory'
< - 1968 Parts of Mauritius and The Seychelles
1968 - 1976 BIOT stamps used
1976 -> Aldabra Atoll, the Farquhar Atoll and Desroches Island returned to the Syechelles
1976 - 1990 Military postal service only
From 1968: 1 Rupee (SCR) = 100 Cents
From 1990: 1 Pound (GBP) = 100 Pence
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Issue Item code Item type Face value Remarks SC 1971 Opening of the Royal Society Research Station on Aldabra IO19710531 ST 3_50 Stamp 3.50 Heraldic Lion
6 Lions Passant Guardant
Royal Society CoA
IO20120206 MS 3_02 Miniature sheet 3.02 Heraldic Lion (on selvedge)
Crowned Lion Rampant
List compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from Elisabeth Hallsjö.
Latest update: 14 November, 2015