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First Lithuania stamps of 2015 feature the Euro and Vytis

First Lithuania stamps of 2015 feature the Euro and Vytis
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StampNews.com is glad to inform that Lithuania Post has issued the first postage stamps of the current 2015 year. One stamp is dedicated to the euro introduction in Lithuania, and the 6 stamps making a set feature Vytis, the Lithuanian symbol that used to be depicted on Lithuanian coins.

The stamp Euro Introduction in Lithuania was created by the artist Tomas Dragūnas.The stamp with the nominal value of 75 euro cents features the euro coin and the State flag. The stamp was issued in the edition of 500 thousand copies.

The set of the 6 stamps from the series Vytis, the Symbol of the Emblem of the Lithuanian State, feature Vytis found on various coins starting from denarii issued in the Great Duchy of Lithuania by Jogaila in the years 1388-1390, and ending with the 5 litas coin of the Republic of Lithuania issued in 1925.

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