Aerogramme India – Rock-Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram – 2004
Year of Issue -2004
Printing Press -India Security Press (ISP) Nashik
Denomination – Rupees 8.50
Stamp Design –Rock-Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram
Theme – Architecture, Tourism, Religious
Rock-Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram- The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram is a collection of 7th and 8th-century religious monuments in the coastal resort town of Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is on Coromandel coast of Bay Of Bengal.
Advertisement – The advertisement on the aerogramme features Tamil Nadu tourism. It has a caption Celestial glory manifested in majestic temples. Meenakshi temple in Madurai is a Hindu temple dedicated to Meenakshi (a form of Parvati) and her consort Sundareshwar (a form of Shiva).
Germany issued a stamp on Hamburg Coat of Arms. The stamp was issued on 10 Sep 1992 and features a Castle with three Towers as Hamburg Coat of arms. The centre tower has a cross symbolizing that Hamburg used to be an archbishopric and side towers feature Marian stars. The Closed gates symbolize the towns’ capability to defend itself. The Colours of Hamburg are red and white. An FDI card is listed. It had a print run of 28,940,000.