Aerogramme India – Brihadeswar Temple Thanjavur – 2001
Year of Issue -2001
Printing Press -Madras Security Press (MSP)
Denomination – Rupees 8.50
Stamp Design –Brihadeswar Temple Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
Theme – Architecture, Tourism, Religious
Brihadeswar Temple Thanjavur – It is Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Thanjavur in the Tamil Nadu State of India. It is one of the largest South Indian temples built on Dravidian architecture design. It was built by Chola King Raja Raja Chola I between 1003 and 1010 AD. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site and Great Living Chola Temples. A great tourist destination for all.
Coins and stamps on Brihadeswar Temple- A Five Rupees stamp, a Five rupees and 1000 rupees coin and a 1000 rupees note have been issued on this temple.
Advertisement – The advertisement on the aerogramme features Buy Indian Handicrafts. The Dancing Dolls of Thanjavur is a great piece of Handicraft apart from Thanjavur plate and paintings.
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Licchavi or Lichchhabi was an ancient Kingdom on the Indian Sub-continent which existed from 400 to 750 AD. It was located in Kathmandu Valley in modern day Nepal. The Licchavi clan originated from Vaishali and Muzaffarpur in North Bihar & Mithila region.
Nepal issued a set of two stamps on 16 Dec 1979 on Copper Coins of Liccavi Kingdom. The stamps show obverse and reverse of the Coin .the obverse shows a winged horse with inscription Sri Jishnu Guptasya. A sheetlet with both coins is listed.
Two Coins of Rs 100 and Rs 5 were released by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Palaniswami on 17 Jan 2019 at MGR Medical University Complex. The coins marked the Birth Centenary of Matinee idol turned Politician.