New Christmas 2015 Stamps:Vatican

vatican christmas stampThis year’s Vatican Christmas stamps feature a 15th-century manuscript illumination of the Holy Family.Flanked by a lowing ox and a donkey, Mary and Joseph pray over baby Jesus as angels sing above and poor shepherds approach.The image, painted by an unknown artist, is from the Codices Urbinates Latini 239 (1477-1478) from the Vatican Library.The special edition stamps went on sale on November 19 in two denominations of 80 euro cents and 95 euro cents in sheets of 10.

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  1. Dr. Cajetan Coelho says:

    Joy to the world.

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