Sydney, February 4 In order to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Ox in China, the Australian Post Office recently launched stamps and commemorative coins for the Year of the Ox.
The classic red gold color matching and the design elements full of strong Chinese style have ushered in a hot sales as soon as it was launched.
There are horizontal triples and quadruples of the Year of the Ox stamps, and some are also equipped with envelopes specially designed for the Year of the Ox.
Commemorative coins are divided into two single coins: gold and silver, and a collection of commemorative coins with the theme of 12 zodiac animals.
Stamps and commemorative coins can be purchased at the Australian Post Office site or online on the Post Office website.
The Australian Post Office said that the Lunar New Year is a time for relatives and friends to gather to celebrate and give gifts to each other.
Now due to the epidemic, parties and travel have become uncontrollable.
I hope that these beautifully designed Year of the Ox stamps and commemorative coins can become the choice for everyone to give gifts to each other.
Chrissy Liu, a Chinese illustrator responsible for the design of stamps for the Year of the Ox, said in an interview with Xinhua News Agency this year that she used traditional styles with Chinese characteristics
Such as festive red and gold, and drew design inspiration from some feng shui accessories, such as adding copper coins, gold ingots, Cloud pattern, lotus flower and other elements.
“In Chinese culture, cattle are regarded as hard-working animals, and are closely related to agriculture.
They are important animals for farming and maintaining family livelihoods.” She said that she hoped that people would give these stamps to relatives and friends as gifts and understand the cultural connotation behind them.