Czech Post is preparing for issuing a new stamp featuring St. Vitus Cathedral that is very important religious building in this country. The stamp is to be issued on the 15th of October.A stamp depicts the image of kneeling Ernest of Pardubice, the first Archbishop of Prague, from his gradual and the first picture of the cathedral from Schedel’s World Chronicle (Nuremberg 1494). The miniature sheet displays a stylised picture of today’s cathedral with invocating angels designed according to the painting of so-called Kłodzko Madonna. The painting was donated by Ernest to the Augustinian monastery established by him in his birth town.St. Vitus, St. Wenceslas and St. Adalbert Cathedral is the dominant structure of Prague Castle. It is a three-nave Gothic cathedral with three residential towers and the church of the Archbishop of Prague.
Stamp with Coupon
This stamp will be part of an arranged print sheet of 9 stamps and 12 coupons. The issue is to be released on the 15th of October.The 9 main coupons and 2 side coupons include a picture of a flamingo drinking from a glass of wine. The top side coupon in the right-hand section of the arranged print sheet includes the head of the Gorgon Medusa from Greek myths together with glasses of wine.A stamp identified with the letter A corresponding to the price of Ordinary Letter – Standard up to 50 g in domestic service.