Forthcoming Souvenir Sheet from San Marino

The Philatelic Bureau of San Marino is planning to issue a new souvenir sheet on June 7, 2013 that commemorates the 550th anniversary of the determination of borders between the Republic of San Marino and Italy.  A proposed joint issue with Italy, the € 5.45 sheet depicts two regions prior to the “Patti di Fossombrone” (Pacts of Fossombrone) when in 1463 San Marino obtained the castles of Montegiardino, Fiorentino, Serravalle and Faetano resulting in the territorial borders that still exist today. The souvenir sheet contains four stamps in horizontal orientation. The background of the sheet  shows the papal decree by which His Holiness Pius II ratified the “clauses of the previous agreements between San Marino and the papal legate Cardinal.

San Marino (forthcoming 2013-06-07) 550th anniversary of the determination of borders with Italy.


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