Stamps featuring the Golden Garuda of Palawan, Sunrise at Pusan Point and the Golden Tara of Agusan

The Philippine Postal Corporation in coordination with the Presidential Commission for the Century and the Millennium, and the National Historical Institute will issue a set of three (3) stamps to publicize the Millennium Stamps series II.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination & Quantity: P5.00 – – – – – 150,000
Date of Issue: March 31,2000
Last Day of Sale: September 30, 2000
Sheet Composition: 50,000 of each design in sheet of 12 (3 x 4)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Designers: Cacho D. Pando (Golden Garuda of Palawan)
Bienvenido B. Aricayos (The Golden Tara of Agusa)
Design Coordinator: August V. de Viana for The Golden Garuda of Palawan and The Golden Tara of Agusan (National Historical Institute) Dr. Jose P. Manansan, Presidential Commission for the Century and the Millennium, for the slides of the Sunrise at Pusan Point in coordination with PAGASA and DOST.
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio

The Golden Garuda of Palawan – Dating back to the 14th Century, A.D., the Garuda, a golden image of an eagle found at Brooke's Point, Palawan, was believed to be the vehicle of the Hindu God, Vishnu at the height of power of the Hindi-inspired Madjapahit Empire. This image along with other artifacts and the Filipino words of Sanskrit origin are testaments of Hindu influence in pre-colonial Philippine society. Read more.

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 31 March 2000 at the Philatelic Division, Money Order Building, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.


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