Stamps Issued in 2012
Country/Date Scott Gibbons Michel Yvert Denom. Comments / Description

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
3 Dec, 2012 3200 f,g MS 4402 5063, 4 $1.25
"Marine Life of the Caribbean" sheet;
Green Sea Turtle covers 2 stamps in sheet
3 Dec, 2012 3203 MS 4405 Block 702 $3.50
3 Dec, 2012 3203a -- 5053 $3.50 Chelonia mydas
3 Dec, 2012 3203c -- 5055 $3.50 Dermochelys coriacea

ARUBA
15 Nov, 2012 410e 656 689 100¢
Green turtle; "Underwater Exploration"

BAHAMAS
3 Jan, 2012 1344 1605 1432 1427 30¢
Hawksbill turtle in Marine Life set

BEQUIA (Grenadines of St. Vincent)
7 Aug, 2012 Noted -- --
"Sea Turtles of the Caribbean" sheet;
5 different $2.50 sea turtle stamps
7 Aug, 2012 Noted -- $2.50 Hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata
7 Aug, 2012 Noted -- $2.50 Kemp's Ridley, Lepidochelys kempii
7 Aug, 2012 Noted -- $2.50 Leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea
7 Aug, 2012 Noted -- $2.50 Olive Ridley turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea
7 Aug, 2012 Noted -- $2.50 Loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta

BRAZIL
1 Jun, 2012 3218x MS3817(x) 4019 1r
Stylized sea turtle; sheet
commemorates UN Council on Sustainable
Development held in Rio, June 2012

BURUNDI
31 Aug, 2012 1135 2594 BF 238 7500f
"Mer du plastique du Pacifique Nord" -
SS including sea turtle entangled in
debris in border
21 Dec, 2012 1211 Block 282 -- --
Sheet "Les Tortues de Mer" with 3
sea turtle stamps, and 1 turtle stamp
incorrectly identified as C. caretta
21 Dec, 2012 1211a 2788 1790 1180f Dermochelys coriacea
21 Dec, 2012 1211c 2790 1792 3,000f Juvenile Natator depressus
21 Dec, 2012 1211d 2791 1793 3,000f Eretmochelys imbricata
21 Dec, 2012 1236 2792 BF 287 7500f
Caretta caretta in SS "Les Tortues
de Mer" - tortoise in border incorrectly
identified as C. mydas

CAYMAN ISLANDS
9 Oct, 2012 1107 1285 1224, 1189 50¢
Block 54 Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas)

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
2012 -- -- -- -- --
"Tortues et Dauphins" SS with 3 green
turtle stamps; probably a cinderella
2012 -- -- -- -- 500F
Green turtle; probably a cinderella
2012 -- -- -- -- 500F
Green turtle; probably a cinderella
2012 -- -- -- -- 500F
Green turtle; probably a cinderella

CHRISTMAS ISLAND (Australia)
1 Nov, 2012 506 728 729 734 55¢
Cartoon sea turtle
1 Nov, 2012 507a MS 730 Block 29 F 39 --
SS with 2 Christmas stamps; 2 cartoon
sea turtles in SS border

CONGO, Republic of
2012 -- -- -- -- 250f
Cinderella "Tortues" sheet;
all are green turtles except upper right
is loggerhead, and 2nd row left, and
bottom row left are hawksbills
2012 -- -- -- -- 300f
Cinderella "Tortues" sheet;
stamp "e" ID'd as L. olivacea should be
E. imbricata, and stamp "f" ID'd as
Megophrys nasuta (which is the Malayan
Horned Frog) should be L. olivacea

FRANCE
20 Apr, 2012 4200 MS5150 5321-3 F 4646 --
Block 175 "Poissons Tropicaux"

GREECE
21 Feb, 2012 2522 2702 2651 2609 €0,20
Loggerhead turtle stamp in
"Riches of the Greek Seas" set

GUINEA-BISSAU
10 Apr, 2012 Block 1041 4310-13 --
"Tartarugas" sheet; E. imbricata in border
10 Apr, 2012 5893 4311 700 FCFA Eretmochelys imbricata
10 Apr, 2012 5894 4312 700 FCFA Chelonia mydas
10 Apr, 2012 5896 BF 770 3000 FCFA
Block 1041 "Tartarugas" SS with C. mydas
misidentified as E. imbricata on stamp,
and E. imbricata and C. caretta in border
25 May, 2012 5999, 4400, 700 fcfa
Block 1062 BF 792 Dermochelys coriacea
31 Oct, 2012 6306, 2700 FCFA
Block 1107 Green turtle stamp in Marine Life SS

IVORY COAST
2012 --
"Faune Marine et Océanographes" SS
with sea turtle in sheet border
2012 --
"Faune Marine et Océanographes" - sea
turtle in border of sheet of whale stamps

KENYA
12 Jun, 2012 861 927 30/
Turtle is at bottom of letter “C”

KIRIBATI (formerly Gilbert Islands)
12 Sep, 2012 996e MS 885 1128 $1
Green turtle in "Phoenix Islands
Protected Area, Kiribati" sheet

KOREA (North)
18 Jun, 2012 (5126) (5921) (4142) --
Small sea turtle in border of
"Indonesia 2012" commemoration sheet;
Scott lists only single mascot stamp

MALAWI
2012 -- -- -- -- --
Cinderella sheet "Sea turtles" with
6 hexagonal turtle stamps & a
turtle in the selvedge
2012 -- -- -- -- --
Cinderella sheet commemorating Chinese
explorer Zheng He, with 3 hexagonal
sea turtle stamps
2012 -- -- -- -- --
Cinderella sheet commemorating British
explorer Sir Francis Drake, with
3 hexagonal sea turtle stamps

MALAYSIA
21 Mar, 2012 1388 MS1862 1934, BF 143 5r
Block 152 Green turtle in large stamp in
SS from "Underwater Life" set
16 Jul, 2012 1412 1980 BF 148 --
Second Series of Malaysian Currency;
green turtle on banknote stamp;
2 sea turtles in SS border
16 Jul, 2012 1412c Block 155 BF 148 --
Second Series of Malaysian Currency;
green turtle in border of SS of banknote
on stamp

MALDIVES
28 Dec, 2012 3020e 4841 RF 40

MALI
2012 -- -- -- -- 350F
Cinderella; leatherback turtle
2012 -- -- -- -- --
Cinderella; sea turtle hatchlings in SS border

MARSHALL ISLANDS
22 Jan, 2012 1017 2756 2885 2803 45¢
Swimming sea turtle in
"Ocean Life" stamp

MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES of
27 Jun, 2012 980 MS 1685 Block 217 1950-3 --
"Turtles of Micronesia"
27 Jun, 2012 980a - 2344 $1.25 Hawksbill - Eretmochelys imbricata
27 Jun, 2012 980b - 2345 $1.25 Leatherback - Dermochelys coriacea
27 Jun, 2012 980c - 2346 $1.25 Green Sea Turtle - Chelonia mydas
27 Jun, 2012 980d - 2347 $1.25 Olive Ridley - Lepidochelys olivacea
27 Jun, 2012 981 MS 1686 Block 217 BF 212 --
"Turtles of the Pacific Ocean"
27 Jun, 2012 981a - 2348 $1.25 Loggerhead - Caretta caretta
27 Jun, 2012 981b - 2349 $1.25 Flatback - Natator depressus

MONTSERRAT
26 Jun, 2012 1293d MS 1509 1616, 1452 $3
Block 143 Green turtle on one stamp in
"Life in the Sea" SS

MOZAMBIQUE
30 Apr, 2012 2635 Block 618 4852-8 --
"Tartarugas Em Vias De Extinção"
30 Apr, 2012 2635e 5669 4855 16.00 mt Caretta caretta
30 Apr, 2012 2635g 5671 4857 92.00 mt Dermochelys coriacea
30 Apr, 2012 2635h 5672 4858 92.00 mt Eretmochelys imbricata
30 Apr, 2012 2643 5673 BF 579 175.00 mt
"Tartarugas Em Vias De Extinção" -
Chelonia mydas in SS
30 Oct, 2012 2734 Block 704 --
Green turtle in border of "Living
Oceans & Coasts SS issued for
Korea Expo 2012

PITCAIRN ISLANDS
21 Feb, 2012 732a MS848 848, BF 55 $1.80
Block 59 Sea turtle in design on one stamp in SS
"The Art of Pitcairn IV - Tapa"

RWANDA
2012 -- -- -- -- --
Cinderella "Turtles" sheet with 2
300F hawksbill turtle stamps

St. VINCENT (& Grenadines)
28 Nov, 2012 MS 5964 7121, $3.50
Block 731 Hawksbill turtle

SOLOMON ISLANDS
5 Jun, 2012 1145 (1545) --
Sea turtle in Coat of Arms
5 Jun, 2012 1165 -- 1343-42, --
BF 102 Two sheets combined
5 Jun, 2012 1165a 1476 1343 $9 Chelonia mydas
5 Jun, 2012 1165b 1477 1344 $9 Eretmochelys imbricata
5 Jun, 2012 1165c 1488 1345 $9 Caretta caretta
5 Jun, 2012 1165d 1489 1346 $9 Lepidochelys olivacea
5 Jun, 2012 1165e 1490 BF 102 $27 Dermochelys coriacea

TURKEY
9 May, 2012 3306 4109 3954 3617 2TL
Green turtle in design of
"Europa - Visit Turkey" issue

UNITED STATES of AMERICA
1 Jun, 2012 4679 3364 -- 4492 None
"Mail a Smile" sheet includes "Squirt"
from "Finding Nemo"
1 Jun, 2012 4679a Noted 4850 4490-4 -- #4679 in strip of 5, block of
10, or pane of 20

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