United States 32 Cent Olympic Games


Country United States
Year 1996-07-19
Name United States 32 Cent Olympic Games
Denomination 32 Cent
Type of Issue: Commemorative
Theme Olympic Games
Color Brown
Quantity 133,613,000
Designer Carl Herrman
Printing Method engraved
Printed by: Ashton-Potter (USA)
Perforation type: Perforated
Series Name 1996 Centennial Olympic Games
Description The design chosen to mark the Olympics' centennial was Myron's classic Discobolus statue. The original bronze statue of a discus thrower disappeared long ago, but Roman artists later made several copies in marble. The copy on which this stamp is based is housed at the Italian National Museum in Rome.