Four stamps dedicated to Yerevan’s 2800th anniversary put into circulation

A souvenir sheet with four stamps dedicated to the theme “Armenian history: 2800th anniversary of the foundation of Yerevan” has been put into circulation by “HayPost” CJSC in the premises of Yerevan Municipality.

The souvenir sheet has been printed in “Cartor” printing house in France with the print-run of 15 000 pcs. The author of the souvenir sheet’s design is the designer of “HayPost” CJSC Vahe Muradyan.

The total nominal value of the souvenir sheet is 1,450 AMD. The images on the stamps are presented in chronological order. The postage stamps depict the excavated plan of Erebuni city, a fragment of Amiryan street photographed in 1920s, the building of Yerevan Railway Station and the National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet after A. Spendiaryan.

The background of the souvenir sheet depicts a fragment of a night view of present-day Yerevan.

The souvenir sheet was cancelled by the Mayor of Yerevan Hayk Marutyan, Acting Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies of the Republic of Armenia Hakob Arshakyan, the Chairman of the Board of “HayPost” CJSC Juan Pablo Gechidjian, the President of the Union of Philatelists of the RA Hovik Musayelyan.

Date of issue: November 29, 2018
Designer: Vahe Muradyan
Printing house: Cartor, France
Stamp size: 30,0 x 30,0 mm
S/sheet size: 110,0 x 70,0 mm
Print run: 15 000 pcs