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Monaco 2010 "Institut de paleontologie humaine 1910-2010", Joint issue with France


Issue Date 01.06.2010
ID Michel: Scott:  Stanley Gibbons:  Yvert:   UPU:  MC025.10  Category: pP
Author
Stamps in set 1
Value EUR 0.56 
Size (width x height) 60 mm x 25 mm 
Layout Mini-Sheets  of 10 stamps
Products FDC  x2  
Paper
Perforation 13 x 13
Print Technique
Printed by Phil@Poste Boulazac 
Quantity
Issuing Authority Office des Emissions de Timbres-poste, Principauté de Monaco

monaco 2010

 

The Institute of Human Paleontology (HPI) is a research foundation devoted to the study of human paleontology and prehistory. In 2010, HPI will be a hundred years. It was created in 1910 mainly by Albert 1er, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, and Abbe Breuil. This commemoration is an opportunity for a joint issue with the Principality of Monaco. The HPI Headquarters in Paris in a building built in 1912 by architect Pontremoli and decorated with bas-reliefs by sculptor Constant Roux.L institute's research mission on the ground (archaeological sites) and in laboratories, conservation products of excavation (collections of prehistoric artifacts and bones), dissemination to the greatest number of research results (scientific meetings and publications, exhibitions, public lectures, international exchanges ...) and training of future prehistory. On the stamp portraits of founders and the Grimaldi caves surrounding the front of the HPI.
Albert 1, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, and the Abbe Breuil.

 

 


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Join issue with France

FDC

Mint Mini-Sheet CTO Mini-Sheet
mint mini-sheet cto mini-sheet


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