Thursday, March 24

Monaco 2022


Date of Issue: 9th May 2022

one stamp (1.65 €)

the stamp is issued in a mini-sheet of 10 stamps

The Monaco Stamp Office has chosen to depict François Grimaldi, known as Malizia, who, on the night of 8 January 1297, disguised as a Franciscan monk, took back the fortress of Monaco from the Ghibellines by deception, thus establishing the Grimaldi dynasty.
NOTE - In 1982, Monaco used the same legend for their Europa stamps issued on the theme "Historic events"!

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