555th anniversary of the Romania's capital

September 26th, 2014

According to info got by FindYourStampsValue.com Romania Post has issued a special stamp to commemorate the 555th anniversary of Bucharest- its capital. The issue was introduced by Romfilatelia on the 20th of September and is now available for purchasing.

The first written reference of Bucharest dates from September 20th, 1459, when the site was mentioned as one of the residences of ruler Vlad Tepes. On the occasion of the celebration of 555 years since the first certification of the city and official establishment as the formal royal residence, Romfilatelia dedicates to the "city of Bucur" the anniversary postage stamp issue Bucharest, 555 Years of Existence, which illustrates one of the symbolic facets of the city: its modern architecture from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The postage stamp issue consists of six postage stamps illustrating symbolic buildings of modern Bucharest, erected between the 19th and the 20th centuries, and the stamp of the souvenir sheet on which is represented the Zodiac Fountain in the Carol Park.

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