Croatia Issued Stamps on Accession to the European Union

\"croatiaCroatia has issued a set of two stamps to celebrate Croatia\’s accession to the European Union on the 1 of July 2013. Stamp in the value of 3.10 HRK has been issued in so called Croatian sheet (25 stamps in 30 fields) and the stamp in the value of 20.00 HRK has been issued in souvenir sheet.

The stamps and souvenir sheet are offset-printed with the application of innovative infrared technique, which enables the \”image in image\” effect.

In Croatian sheet, under infrared light, in the background of the stamp, Croatian coat of arms and stars from the EU flag and on the souvenir sheet first two strophes of the national anthem of the Republic of Croatia are visible.

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