Stamps inscribed 'Virgn Islands' or 'British Virgin Islands'

1866 ->

From 1866: 1 Pound = 20 Shillings, 1 Shilling = 12 Pence
From 1951: 1 (British West Indian) Dollar = 100 Cents
From 1962: 1 Dollar (USD) = 100 Cents
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Issue Item code Item type Face value Remarks SC

1951 Inauguration of the University of the West Indies

Joint issue with Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados,British Honduras, Dominica,
, Guyana, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Trinidad and Tobago

VG19510216 ST 0_03 Stamp 0.03 Heraldic Lion
Lion Passant Guardant
MI 96
1998 Anniversaries and Events VG19981214 ST 0_45 Stamp 0.45 Heraldic Lion
CoA of the University of the West Indies
MI 948
VG19981214 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 Heraldic Lion
CoA of the Medical Society of London
MI 950

Compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from Elisabeth Hallsjö.
Latest update: 29 November, 2015