Sunday, April 2, 2017

Italy 2017 - Treaty of Rome - 60th Anniversary

ISSUE DATE: 25 March 2017
STAMP SIZE: 40 x 48 mm
 STAMP THEME: Auricchio
 STAMP DESIGN: S. Deiana - S.A.M. (Scuola dell’arte della medaglia – I.P.Z.S.).

The Treaty of Rome, officially the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community (TEEC), is an international agreement that brought about the creation of the European Economic Community (EEC), the best-known of the European Communities (EC). It was signed on 25 March 1957 by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany and came into force on 1 January 1958. It remains one of the two most important treaties in the modern-day European Union (EU).

Stamp images thanks to Poste Italiane