Monaco Europa 2022 – Myths and Stories Malizia

Europa stamps are among the most collected and popular in the world. To illustrate this year’s theme, centered on myths and stories, the Office des Timbres de Monaco has chosen to represent François Grimaldi, known as Malizia, who, on the night of January 8, 1297, disguised as a Franciscan monk, took over tricks the fortress of Monaco to the Ghibellines, thus installing the Grimaldi dynasty.

Date of Issue -09 May 2022