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Monday, May 25, 2009

Portugal: 50 Years of the Cristo Rei Sanctuary

50 Years of the Cristo Rei Sanctuary

With this philatelic issue the Portuguese Post Services, CTT, join the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the Cristo Rei (Christ the King) Sanctuary, thereby acknowledging its historic and religious value. You can read more here.

Émission / issue:
2009 / 05 / 17

Timbres-post / stamps:
€0,32 – 330 000
€0,68 – 230 000

Bloc / souvenir sheet: Avec 1 timbre / with 1 stamp
€2,48 – 60 000

The inspiration for its construction came from the statue of the Cristo Redentor in Brazil.

Aerial view of the city of Rio de Janeiro /Brazil
home of Cristo Redentor

Official 1st day cancellations

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