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#950 Lietuva 15/06/26

Lietuva 150626Andrius has sent me this very nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Radviliškis on June 26 and arrived on June 30, 2015.

The stamp was issued on January 2, 2015 and commemorates the introduction of the Euro currency in Lithuania.

 

#646 Anguilla 13/03/21

Anguilla 130321Thank you, Jean Pierre, for sending this beautiful cover from Anguilla! It was posted in The Valley on March 21 and arrived on March 28, 2013.

The stamps are part of the set “Anguilla Revolutionary Coins”, which was issued on February 28, 2012. The stamps depict a 1968 coin commemorating the first year of independence, a 1967 Liberty Dollar counterstamp on Mexican Peso, and a 1967 Liberty Dollar counterstamp on Panama Balboa.

#572 Morocco 12/02/28

Cédric sent me this nice cover from Morocco, thank you! It was posted in Fés (فاس‎) on February 28 and arrived on March 6, 2012.

The top left stamp is part of the flora & fauna set, which was issued on 28 May 2011. It depicts a turkey. The top right stamp of 2012 commemorates the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN), which took place from 21 January to 12 February 2012 and was won by Zambia.

The bottom stamp is part of the set “Moroccon Currencies”, which was issued on October 20, 2011. It depicts a golden dinar from the year 1145 AD.

See also: #550 Morocco 12/01/09

#550 Morocco 12/01/09

Thank you, Jean Pierre, for sending this airmail cover from Morocco! It was posted on January 9 and arrived on January 13, 2012.

The stamps are part of the set “Moroccon Currencies”, which was issued on October 20, 2011. The left coin was issued during the reign of Idris I (reigned from 788 to 791), the middle coin was issued under the last Almoravid king Ishaq Ben’Ali (died 1147), and the right stamp depicts a coin, which was issued under the Almohad caliph Abu Yaqub Yusuf (1135-1184).

#493 Malaysia 11/04/11

Thanks to Khor Kok Keong I received this beautiful FDC from Malaysia! It was posted in Shah Alam on April 11 and arrived on, April 19, 2011.

The cover and stamps commemorate artifacts of national heritage: gold coins of Sultan Muzaffar Shah of Johor  (1546–1570) and Sultan Zainal Abidin II of Terengganu (1793-1808).

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