Stamps featuring Presidents Manuel A. Roxas and Elpidio Quirino
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a new series of definitive stamps featuring the Presidents of the Philippines from 1946 to the present. This will replace the Heroes of the Revolution Definitive Series which were used from 1998 to 1999. First of the series is the setenant pair featuring Presidents Manuel A. Roxas and Elpidio Quirino in P5.00 denomination.
|Kind of Issue:||Definitive|
|Denomination & Quantity:||P 5.00 – – – – – – 10,000,000|
|Date of Issue:||February 6, 2000|
|Sheet Composition:||200 (20 x 10)|
|Size of Stamps:||22mm x 25mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset (4 colors)|
|Printer:||Amstar Company, Inc.|
|Designers:||Ruperto N. Naval
|Design Coordinator:||Alfredo I. Principe|
|Graphic Artist:||Edgar P. Patricio|
MANUEL A. ROXAS – He was born in Capiz on January 1, 1892. In 1913, he finished his law degree and passed the bar examination in the same year with highest honor. He became a municipal councilor, provincial governor, member of the lower house of the Philippine legislature and Speaker of the House for eleven years. During the Japanese occupation, he secretly helped the resistance movement. After liberation, he founded the Liberal Party. He became the President of the Philippines on July 4, 1946. After 29 years in public service, he died on April 15, 1948. Read more.