The Shanghai Philatelic Corporation, with approval from the Bureau of Shanghai World Expo Coordination and the China Post Group, has officially issued a set of pure silver commemorative stamps for the China Pavilion.
The stamps are made from .999 pure silver, and four different weights are available: 88 grams, 188 grams, 388 grams, and 688 grams. The number produced for each weight is restricted to 20,000, 10,000, 6,000 and 2,010, respectively.
Shanghai Chang Yu Investment Company, a licensed retailer of Expo souvenirs, is the chief distributor of the stamps.
The face of the stamp shows the China Pavilion and the reverse side has a lily designs with the Expo theme “Better City, Better Life” in Chinese and English.