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2013 - 600th Anniversary of Baptism of Samogitia

PostPosted:Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:40 am
by Audrius
Name: “600th ANNIVERSARY OF BAPTISM OF SAMOGITIA”
Issue date: 2013 01 05

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635 2,45 Lt – Fragment of wall fresco "Baptism of Lithuania" by V. Tetmajer and the first bishop of Samogitia, Motiejus Trakiškis, also known as Matthias of Trakai.

Design: M. Gribauskas. Offset. Art paper. Stamp size: 30 x 36 mm.

Edition: 80,000. Printed by “Garsų pasaulis“ printing house in Lithuania (Vilnius).

Re: 2013 - 600th Anniversary of Baptism of Samogitia

PostPosted:Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:02 am
by albump
Pretty stamp; similar to the Blue Waters issue. I like these that honor the history, as they don't seem as antiseptic as some of the others, such as the Bridges issue.

Re: 2013 - 600th Anniversary of Baptism of Samogitia

PostPosted:Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:37 am
by Audrius
it's almost too dark for my taste