Trivia about the Seal of the President of the Republic of the Philippines
Seal of the President of the Republic of the Philippines
The Sealion represents the heraldic symbol of Filipinas ultramar. The Katipunan triangle in red represents equality under the law; the Three Stars are for Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao; and the Philippine Sun Rayonnant represents liberty and freedom. The Stars in the circular border around the Sun represent as many provinces as there are in the Republic.
The Field of the Flag is the Presidential Blue color, which is attributed to royalty and ruling hierarchy.
The use of the Presidential Seal is solely for and by the highest magistrate of the land.
Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting April 5, 2001 (P5.00 & 15.00) and October 5, 2001 (P10.00, P11.00 & P13.00) at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, .1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.