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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Russia 2016 - Coat of Arms - Velikiye Luki City




COUNTRY: RUSSIA
ISSUE DATE: 23 August 2016
CIRCULATION: 750 000
STAMP SIZE: 18.5 х 26 mm
STAMPS DESIGN: A. Povarihin







The historical coat of arms, approved in 1781, was taken as a basis of the coat of arms of Velikiye Luki. Its disclosure reads as follows: “There are three golden large bows in the red field”. The red color is a symbol of labor, life-affirming strength, courage, beauty and a festival. Gold symbolizes strength, greatness, intelligence, generosity, wealth.

The coat of Velikiye Luki is included in the State Heraldic Register of the Russian Federation with number 791.





Stamp images thanks to Russian Post


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