850th Anniversary of the Kulin Ban stamp from Croatia

March 4th, 2013

Croatian post Ltd. Mostar has issued a commemorative postage stamp celebrating 850th anniversary of Kulin ban.

Kulin, ban of medieval Bosnia succeeded to the throne Ban Boric, from Croatian nobility from the area of today's Slavonia. His leadership was marked by rise and prosperity of Banate of Bosnia; skillfully oscillate between Hungarian-Croatian kingdom and Byzantine Empire. Kulin ban was a believer and supporter of the Roman Church.

In the village Muhasinovici near Visoko, the Cyrillic inscription from the late 12th century was discovered, indicating that the Kulin build a church and set on the lintel a description with his name and name of his wife Vojislava. In memory of successful years of reign of Kulin ban, the phrase "From Kulin ban and good days" remained in common people.