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Cyprus Stamps - Issue Date: 9 July 2015
"The Beauty of Akamas" and Euromed 2015 - "Boats of the Mediterranean"

Cyprus Stamps 9 July 2015 issue details

On  9th July 2015
"The Beauty of Akamas" Comprising of two stamps.

The Akamas Peninsula - on €0,34c stamp
The Akamas Peninsula is on the western coast of Cyprus.
The area is one of exceptional beauty and forms an enchanting mosaic of many contrasting plateaus and plains, streams and gorges, sandy and rocky beaches, caves and islets. The area and state forest in particular form a refuge for more than 650 species of flora, of which 42 are endemic and 200 species of fauna, of which 11 are endemic.

The Avakas Gorge - on €0,64c stamp
The Avakas Gorge is in the Peyia state forest, within Akamas, north of the Toxeftia Beach, at the mouth of the Avgas River, from which it takes its' name. It is the most impressive gorge on the island with limestone rocks rising more than 30 metres and is home to many rare edemic species of flora and fauna.

"The Beauty of Akamas" will be released in sheets of 8 stamps and official First Day Cover.

Technical Information
Design - Artwork: George Papaioanou, Nicosia

Text: Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment.
Size of stamps: 27 x 40 mm
Sheet layout: Sheets of 8 stamps
Printing method: Litho-Offset on unwatermarked paper
Printer: Giesecke & Devrient Matsoukis S.A., Greece

Sample Images below as taken from the post office issue leaflet.

2015 Cyprus stamps The Beauty of Akamas    2015 Cyprus stamps The Beauty of Akamas

Cyprus Stamps - The Beauty of Akamas FDC


Euromed 2015 - "Boats of the Mediterranean"

For the 2nd year running member states of the Postal Union of the Mediterranean "Euromed Postal" are issuing a single stamp with the common theme "Boats of the Mediterranean".
Throughout mankinds history the sea has played a very significant role in the expansion of trade and today we can say it is the cradle of globalisation. The different types of boats contributed to achieving that objective. Leisure boats, fishing boats and transshipment boats are some of the types that member countries of the Postal Union for the Mediterranean will illustrate on their stamps.
The Cyprus stamp depicts 4 different boat types including a Cypriot fisherman's boat in the background.

Euromed 2015 Cyprus stamps will be released on sheets of 8 stamps and official First Day Cover.

Technical Information
Design - Artwork: George Papaioanou, Nicosia

Text: Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment.
Size of stamps: 27 x 40 mm
Sheet layout: Sheets of 8 stamps
Printing method: Litho-Offset on unwatermarked paper
Printer: Giesecke & Devrient Matsoukis S.A., Greece

Sample Images below as taken from the post office issue leaflet.

 2015 Cyprus Stamps - Euromed Postal Boats of the Mediterranean

2015 Cyprus Stamps - Euromed Postal Boats of the Mediterranean FDC

The 2015 Euromed "Boats of the Mediterranean" stamps will be released on sheets of 8 stamps and official First Day Cover.

Technical Information
Design - Artwork: Prodromos Apostolou, Larnaca

Text: Cyprus Post.
Size of stamps: 40 x 30 mm
Sheet layout: Sheets of 8 stamps
Printing method: Litho-Offset on unwatermarked paper
Printer: Giesecke & Devrient Matsoukis S.A., Greece

Above images are sample images only as taken from the post office issue leaflet.

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