Tonga - Chinese Lunar New Year (Horse)

The Year of the Horse 2014 signifies the beginning of a new lunar year.  The horse is one of the twelve symbols in the Chinese zodiac that represents a lunar year out of a 12 year cycle.  This issue shows paintings of horses in motion, from running, galloping to jumping.  The top left corner stamp is a headshot of a horse.  Both Year of the Horse symbols are in the margin of the sheet, one which relates to the younger generation and one of which is from the past or older generation. 

This issue was designed by Alison Dittko. (See below for further specifications)

The denomination on all 4 stamps is $2.45.

Stamp size in the souvenir sheet of 4 stamps each, size 38 x 30.56mm (gauge 13.75).