WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the late Supreme Court docket Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as “an icon of American tradition” with a stamp within the new 12 months.
The design, unveiled on Monday, is a painted portrait based mostly on a photograph of Ginsburg in a black gown with an intricate white collar, which turned her trademark.
“After starting her profession as an activist lawyer combating gender discrimination, Justice Ginsburg turned a revered jurist whose necessary majority opinions advancing equality and powerful dissents on socially controversial rulings made her a passionate proponent of equal justice,” the company stated in its announcement.
Ginsburg died in 2020 on the age of 87. The newly unveiled first-class “without end” stamp of the liberal icon shall be accessible for buy in 2023, though officers didn’t point out a selected date. A primary-class stamp at present prices 60 cents, a worth that may rise to 63 cents on Jan. 22, 2023.