San Marino – Sovereign Military Order of Malta Joint Issue: Church of San Giovanni Battista, Patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, formerly Oratorio Valloni

June 7th, 2013

Posts of San Marino and Sovereign Military Order of Malta have launched a joint stamp issue depicting the Church of San Giovanni Battista. The souvenir sheet depicts on the left the Palazzo Pubblico (Government Building), centre of the institutions of the State of San Marino, situated in Piazza dellaLiberta. The upper and lower part of the souvenir sheet shows the interior of the church with a nave and an arched ceiling, decorated with white and golden baroque stuccoes. The 1,90€ stamp represents the facade of the church, while the 3,20€ value shows the high altar with a portrait of St John the Baptist.

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