Vatican City 2013 Year of Faith. Raphael altarpiece

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 28th February 2013
  • three values se-tenant in a sheetlet of nine stamps
  • Designed from altarpiece by Raphael Stanzi now in the Pinoteca in the Vatican Museums
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Print process: lithography
  • strip of three format height 38½ x width 71½mm. Sheetlet format height 148mm x width 102mm
  • Perforations: 13.6 x 13.6

Year of Faith (proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI to run October 11 2012 to November 29 2013)

0.60€; 1.00€; 0.60€ (triptych) from lower section of the altarpiece known as Pala Baglione (Deposition of Christ), by Raphael Sanzi (1507) depicting two cherubs and a female figure of Faith

strip of three designs