New Stamps from Romania

Waterfowl

romania water fowl stampsThe postage stamps illustrate five bird species adapted to living in the environment of wetlands: the common tern on the stamp with the face value of lei 3,30, the yellow-legged gull on the stamp with the face value of lei 4,30, the pied avocet on the stamp with the face value of lei 4,70 and the ruddy shelduck on the stamp with the face value of lei 8,10 and on the souvenir sheet the mute swan can be found.

Waterfowl, tireless travelers who roam the shores of all continents in search of food and a favorite place to nest, are impressive in their amazing flight and gave rise to the admiration of viewers. In the air, their wingtips can reach the water or they can go up to more than six kilometers. They are accomplished masters of flight, reads the book “Shorebirds – Beautiful Beachcombers” by Arthur Morris.

Issue Date: 21.08.2015 Designer: Mihai Vamasescu Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 48 x 33 mm, 82 x 87 mm, 118 x 123 mm Values: 3.30 Lei, 4.30 Lei, 4.70 Lei, 8.10 Lei, 9.10 Lei

Discover Romania : Dobrudja

discover romania stampsSituated in the south of Constanta county, on the territory of the Adamclisi village, the Tropaeum Traiani citadel exhibits to the viewer the famous triumphal monument of the same name, illustrated on the stamp with the face value of lei 2.00.In spite of the passing of time and the events that led to the abandonment of the Tropaeum Traiani citadel, the triumphal monument still retains to this day 48 whole metopes and 5 in a fragmented state (out of the 54 initial metopes). These were sculpted in the bas-relief technique, with scenes of the war of the Romans against the Dacians, together with their allies.

Dobrudja is itself a land filled with spirituality, Saint Apostle Andrew’s Cave, illustrated on the stamp with the face value of lei 7.60, being a place of major importance for Romanian Christianity. The legend of Saint Andrew shows how the Apostle reached the lands of our ancestors, preaching the holy word, and was received and hosted in the grotto venerated by Christians today.

Issue Date: 18.09.2015 Designer: Alec Bartos Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 48 x 33 mm, 120 x 115 mm Values: 2L, 4.70L, 7.60L, 8.10L

Discover Romania:Moldavia

discover romania moldaviaThe postage stamps dedicated to Moldavia illustrate representative monuments, symbols and personalities of the Moldavian lands, thusly: the ceramics of the Cucuteni culture and the Cucuteni Eneolithic Art Museum in Piatra Neamt on the stamp with the face value of lei 3.30, the Neamt Fortress and ruler Stephen the Great on the stamp with the face value of lei 3.60, the Princely St. Nicholas Church of Iasi and Metropolitan Dosoftei of Moldavia on the stamp with the face value of lei 6.00 and the stamp with the face value of lei 9.10 is dedicated to the Alexandru Ioan Cuza Palace from Ruginoasa and to the ruler Al. I. Cuza.The land of Moldavia is a region in North-Eastern Romania with a strong historical charge, a place with many traditions and many unique elements.

Issue Date: 08.09.2015 Designer: Mihai Vamasescu Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 48 x 33mm, 137 x 114 mm Values: 3.30L, 3.60L, 6.00L, 9.10L

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