№ 494 (2.00 Lei) Monument

Monument

Wikipedia: Monument
The Jassy–Kishinev Operation, named after the two major cities, Iaşi and Chişinău, in the staging area, was a Soviet offensive against Axis forces, which took place in Eastern Romania from 20–29 August 1944. The 2nd and 3rd Ukrainian Fronts of the Red Army engaged Army Group South Ukraine, which consisted of combined German and Romanian formations, in an operation to reclaim the Moldavian SSR and destroy the Axis forces in the region, opening a way into Romania and the Balkans. The offensive resulted in the encirclement and destruction of defending German forces, allowing the Soviet Army to resume its strategic advance further into Eastern Europe. It also forced Romania to switch allegiance from the Axis powers to the Allies.  Read more..

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Variety:  Standard Series
Michel Catalogue No. Michel Catalogue No. 494
Yvert & Tellier Catalogue No. Yvert & Tellier © Catalogue No. BF 34(i)
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 494
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. 525
Stamp Type Stamp Type Commemorative
Philatelic Status Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Paper Type Paper Type Coated (Glossy)
UV Luminescence UV Luminescence Luminescent: Both Sides - Intense
Gum Gum Gummed
Colour Colour Multicoloured
Perforation Type Perforation Type Comb
Perforation Size Perforation Size 14½:14
Print Process Print Process Offset Lithography
Size (mm) Size (mm) 27.50 x 46.00
Original Face Value Face Value 2.00 Lei
Applicable Postal Rate Applicable Postal Rate 2.00 Lei (1.6.2004-14.10.2005) Letters/International/Romania and CIS Countries/Airmail/Unregistered
Quantity Printed Quantity Printed 20,000
Rarity Rarity Less Common
Euro Value (Mint) Euro Value (Mint) 1.00
Euro Value (Used) Euro Value (Used) 1.00
FIP Status FIP Status Compliant
Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Links Stamp/Label Pair (Horizontal) № 494Zf  
Sheets for this Stamp Sheets Links Block (Souvenir Sheet) № Block 32 (494)
Booklets Containing this Stamp Booklets Containing this Stamp Links -
First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp Links -
Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Links -
 

 

Catalogue: Stamp Issues & Related Items 2004 Catalogue of the Postage Stamps of the Republic of Moldova
Issue:  60th Anniversary of the Jassy-Kishinev (Iaşi-Chişinău) Offensive During The Second World War

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