Sunday, February 24, 2013

San Marino Stamp Celebrates Edict of Milan


First Day of Issue: February 13, 2013 - San Marino

San Marino has issued a pair of postage stamps as part of a souvenir sheet celebrating the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan.

The Edict of Milan was an agreement in February 313 by Constantine I, emperor of the western part of the Roman Empire, and Licinius, a ruler of the Balkans. One of the items agreed to by the two rulers was that they would treat Christians benevolently.

Learn more at: San Marino Philatelic Office

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