Postage Stamp - Italy - 2009

Title

Postage Stamp - Italy - 2009

Type

Postage Stamp

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

2009-05-09

Description

This postage stamp was issued to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Accademia di studi italo-tedeschi/Akademie Deutsch-Italienischer Studien in Merano, Italy. The stamp shows the academy's logo consisting of overlapping profile portraits of Dante and German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe within a circle. At the top of the stamp is text as follows: "ACCADEMIA DI STUDI ITALO-TEDESCHI / AKADEMIE DEUTSCH-ITALIENISCHER STUDIEN / 1959-2009 / MERANO MERAN" (Academy for Italian-German Studies, Merano). Along the bottom edge of the stamp is the abbreviated name of the printer: "I.P.Z.S. S.p.A. - ROMA - 2009" (Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato) and the designer: "A.M. MARESCA" (Anna Maria Maresca).
Denomination: € 0,60 (0.60 EUR)
Perforation: 13 × 13 ¼ (comb)
Printing process: Four-color rotogravure
Print run: 3,500,000

Extent

30 × 40 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Michel no. 3298
Scott no. 2929

Contributor

Anna Maria Maresca
Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (Rome, Italy)

Language

German
Italian