RBG on 2023 stamps

October 27, 2022

These miniature works of art highlight our unique American culture and offer a broad selection for those looking to collect stamps or send their mail around the nation or the world.

U.S. Postal Service Stamp Services Director William Gicker. USPS announced new stamps to be released in 2023 – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is one of the people honored in the new collection.

Why It Matters: The Postal Service issues about 35 stamps per year. A painting of Justice Ginsburg, who is described by the USPS as “a passionate proponent of equal justice and an icon of American culture,” will be featured on one of the stamps in the 2023 collection. Other individuals to be featured include author Toni Morrison, author Ernest Gaines and Native American Chief Standing Bear.

Did you know? The Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee – which recommends stamp subjects to the postmaster general – receives more than 30,000 suggestions per year.

More about the new collection: U.S. Postal Service Reveals Stamps for 2023 (USPS)

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Be Honored on Stamp as Cultural ‘Icon’ (Bloomberg)

For more interesting facts about the USPS, click here (EX: they process about 5,000 mail pieces per second!)

by Jenna Lee,