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Catalogue: Prepaid Postcards 1992
Monument to Prince Vasile Lupu

Monument to Prince Vasile Lupu
Wikipedia: Monument to Prince Vasile Lupu

Vasile Lupu (Vasile Coci) (Romanian pronunciation: [vaˈsile ˈlupu]; 1595–1661) was a Moldavian Voivode (Prince) between 1634 and 1653. Vasile Coci surnamed "the wolf" who ruled as Prince of Moldavia had secured the Moldavian throne in 1634 after a series of complicated intrigues and managed to hold it for twenty years. Vasile was of Albanian origin and Greek education. He was a capable administrator and a brilliant financer and soon was the richest man in the Christian East. Judiciously placed gifts kept him on good terms with the Ottoman authorities.  Read more..

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This item appears only in the 2007-2014 edition of the official catalogue. It was omitted from previous editions.
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: 1992 Theme Theme: Royalty
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: P3 Designer Designer: V. Galperin
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: P3 Printer Printer: GOZNAK, Ryazhsk, Russia
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: CPMF 0 Category Category: Postcards
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Picture Postcard
Stamp: State Arms of the Republic of Moldova (Identical to № P1 & № P2)
Postcard: Monument to Prince Vasile Lupu at Orhei. Sculptor: Oscar Han (1938)
VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. P3 Prepaid Stamp Face Value 0.25 Rubles
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. P3 Tariff Stamp Face Value 0.00 Rubles
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. CMPF 0 Total Face Value 0.25 Rubles
Includes an Inflation Tariff Stamp NO Euro Value (Mint) 1.50
True Date of Issue 1992 Euro Value (Used) 1.50
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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