Bicentennial of Louis Braille’s Birth - Korea

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Name: Bicentennial of Louis Braille’s Birth
Date of Issue: 2 January, 2009
Denominations:250 won

The Braille characters used by blind people across the world were created by Louis Braille of France. January 4, 2009 is a meaningful day that celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille.

The Braille points comprise the 6 dots that are the most beautiful in the world. His name Braille is now referred to mean raised letters. On the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, a new stamp is issued to commemorate his great achievements. The stamp features Louis Braille, the phrase meaning “the world seen by hands” and the image of the raised letters that expresses this phrase.

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