YEAR PRINTED: 1971
VALUE: 10 tugrik
This stamp is part of a set of seven issued by Mongolia in 1971 to celebrate the traditional Tsam Hindo-Buddhist masked dance. This is one of several sets of Mongolian postage stamps featuring Tsam masks issued after the fall of Communism. This stamp depicts Bar, a tiger god who lives under the earth and guards treasure for his master, the god Yama.