40 L. Dante and the three beasts at the entrance to the inferno 1965


40 L. Dante and the three beasts at the entrance to the inferno 1965
Added by Alain Martineau
General Description : A painting by Botticelli inspired the 40 lire stamp illustration.
Italians say that there are two Italies. We say there are two worlds. But we all agree that we are talking about one before Dante and another one after Dante. He put his life on the line by demanding the separation of Church from State. He changed western society forever, which is the type we enjoy today in the free world.
Face value 40 Lira
Catalog code (Michel) VAT 478
Series Dante
Issue date 18/05/1965
Perforation 13.5 X 14
Height 41.00 mm
Width 30.00 mm
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