Germany will issue a set of two se-tenant stamps (0.80 euro) on EUROPA 2020 theme- Ancient Postal routes. Date of issue 07 May 2020.
The theme for 2020 is ancient postal routes. The design produced by Switzerland in cooperation with Germany depicts a postal route from 1627, printed in a vertically correlated form. The route ran from Rheinhausen in Germany, passing through Basel and Zurich, before reaching Milan and Mantua. It was operated by the House of Thurn and Taxis, a noble family from Lombardy who set up a courier service for the Republic of Venice in the 14th century.
Water A Natural Treasure – Gibraltar – EUROPA 2001
The theme for EUROPA 2001 was Water -A NturalTreasure. 57 participating countries issued 93 stamps on this common theme. Gibraltar issued a set of four stamps on the theme of Water. The stamps were issued on 01 Feb 2001.
Great Britain Launches 50 pence Brexit Coin on 31 Jan 2020.
The Royal Mint will issue a 50 pence coin on 31 Jan 2020 to mark Britain’s exit from EU. This will be the third time that these will finally be put into circulation when Britain finally exits the EU at 11 PM on Friday. The Brexit coins are inscribed with date 31 Jan 2020 and words “Peace , Prosperity, and Friendship with All Nations”. Around 3 Million coins are likely to be put into Circulation initially and 7 Million later in the year.
Stamps on Musical Instruments – Portugal – EUROPA 2014.
The theme for the year 2014 EUROPA issue was Musical Instruments. Azores, Portugal & Madeira issued stamps on Musical Instruments on EUROPA 2014 on 09 May 2014. A FDC with three stamps on Gaite de Fole Mirandesa, Viola da Terra & Brinquinho is listed.