Tuesday, January 1, 2013

King Juan Carlos I Graces New Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: January 2, 2013 - Spain

Spain will issue a group of four postage stamps as this year's definitive series. The stamps feature a portrait of King Juan Carlos I. The King of Spain is a frequent character in philately since December 29 1975 when the first stamp of his reign was issued.

Under the Constitution, as Head of State he is empowered to pass and promulgate laws, issue the decrees approved in the Cabinet meetings, appoint the President and members of Government, the President and Magistrates of the Constitutional Court and the President of the High Court.

Learn more at: Correos

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