10 November 2008
08 November 2008
Name: 400th anniversary of the Poles' arrival in America
Date of Issue: 30 September 2008
Denominations: PLN 3
The year 1620 is generally established as the foundation date of the first American colony, when the so called "founding fathers" stepped off their ship, the Mayflower, and started the Plymouth settlement. However attempts to settle the land had been made as early as 20 years before that. It isn't common knowledge, though, that some of the earliest settles in America were Poles!
06 November 2008
05 November 2008
Name: 50th Anniversary of Chinese television industry
Date of Issue: 2nd September 2008
Denominations: 1.20 Yaun
China Central Television is the national television station of the people's Republic of China. It started a trial telecast on May 1958, and commenced formal broadcasting on September 2 the same year.
04 November 2008
Name: Indian Coast Guard
Date of Issue: 12 August 2008
Denominations: 500p x 4
The coast guard's broad charter of duties includes providing protection to fisherman including assistance to them at sea while in distress, preservation and protection of marine environment, safety and protection of offshore installations.
02 November 2008
Name: XXIX Olympiad - Beijing 2008
Date of Issue:8 August
Denominations:500p x 2, 1500p x 2
The theme slogan of XXIX Olympiad games 2008 "One World One Dream" fully reflects the essence ant the universal values of the olympic spirit-unity, Friendship, Progress Harmony and Dream. It expresses the common wishes of people all over the world, inspired by the olympic ideals.
01 November 2008
Name: Famous Ancient Chinese General Qi Jiguang
Date of Issue: 19 July 2008
Denominations:1.20 Yaun x 2
Qi Jiguang, a native of Dengzhou, Shandong, was a brilliant militarist of Ming Dynasty, who was particularly revered for his victory in expelling Japanese aggressors. He trained and managed his troops with strict disciplines and distinct award and penalty regulations.