COUNTRY: Dominican Republic
YEAR PRINTED: 2012
VALUE: sheet of 10 x 20 peso stamps
In 2012, the Dominican Republic issued a set of five postage stamp sheets, each containing 10 stamps valued at 20 Dominican pesos and all celebrating the Dominican Carnival, which is timed to coincide with Dominican Independence Day. This sheet includes a wide variety of masks from various towns in the Dominican Republic, including the famed diablos cojuelos of La Vega and Constanza, the lechones of Santiago and Barahona, and various other traditional mask types from Valverde, Elias Piña, Puerto Playa, Bonao, Cabral, and Santo Domingo.