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Re: Archaeopteryx 150-year commemoration update
Apparently Archaeopteryx was blue. Just like Stegosaurs were green with orange
plates and Ankylosaurus is orange.
On Jun 16, 2011, at 1:20 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> From: Ben Creisler
> The big 150-year commemoration of the discovery of Archaeopteryx is this
> August. Here's a bit of an update.
> The Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin has a special exhibit that starts on
> June 18, 2011.
> Since 2007, the actual fossil specimen of the famous Berlin Archaeopteryx
> (instead of a facsimile) has been on display. During the new exhibit, the
> counterslab and the original fossil feather first mentioned by Hermann von
> Meyer will also be on display for a short time. A short description of the
> exhibit can be found at this link:
> In German:
> In English:
> A news article in German about the commemoration:
> A press release by the German Ministry of Finance about the commemorative
> Euro coin and airmail postage stamp:
> A story about the coin was posted on the DML back in February with a link
> to a photo of the winning design:
> Although the German press release mentions a 55 Cent stamp designed by
> Julia Warbanow, I can't find a link to an image of the final official
> choice to be released on August 11, 2011.
> Different proposed designs for the stamp can be seen at:
> For a look at different stamps depicting Archaeopteryx over the years, see:
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