The face value of the new stamp is €0.54. A total of 200,000 copies have been printed. An accompanying envelope was issued as well in 1,500 copies. Artist Ludis Danilāns designed the stamp.
In January 1991 people flowed into the capitals of the Baltic states and erected makeshift barricades around strategic locations like the parliament and the national radio to protect them against Soviet troops that wanted to crush the Baltic nations' independence drive. 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the events.