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The 1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan. Joint Issue with Italy
 
date of issue:
issue format:
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12.06.2013 
3 stamps and s/s 
XXXофсет 
 
Cartor Security Printing, Франция 
 
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1775-1777, Bl 41 
 
 
 
 
 The 1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan. Joint Issue with Italy . Chronological catalogs.
Constantine presents Sylvester tiara. Frescoes in the Oratory of Saint Sylvester, 1246
values:
0,85 (€)
color:
multicoloured
perforation:
13 x 13¼
stamp size:
40 x 30 mm
quantity:
300 000
 
Michel:
1776
 The 1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan. Joint Issue with Italy . Chronological catalogs.
 
 The 1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan. Joint Issue with Italy . Chronological catalogs.
Sylvester's grand entrance to Rome. Frescoes in the Oratory of Saint Sylvester, 1246
values:
2,50 (€)
color:
multicoloured
perforation:
13 х 13¼
stamp size:
40 x 30 mm
quantity:
300 000
 
Michel:
1777
 
There are 2 stamps from a series including 3 stamps and a souvenir sheet on the page.
0,70 (€) The Baptism of Constantine
0,85 (€) Constantine presents Sylvester tiara
2,50 (€) Sylvester's grand entrance to Rome
1,90 (€) Silvester show at Constantine I sacred icon (s/s)
 
The Edict of Milan

The Edict of Milan established freedom of worship and marked an end to religious persecution by recognizing the right to profess one’s own faith. The declaration was issued in 313 AD in Milan, where Costantia, daughter of Constantine (emperor of the west) married Licinius (emperor of the east)

The philatelic issue for this occasion consists of a series of three postal values and a mini sheet, the latest in a joint issue with Italy, depicting scenes of Constantine and Pope Sylvester I taken from the recently restored 13th century frescoes in the Oratory of Saint Sylvester at the Santi Quattro Coronati Basilica in Rome.
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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