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17 February 1975
2/1975
Commemorative Issue

European Council

Cyprus
Rehabilitation  

Rehabilitation

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The design of the stamp shows the Disabled Persons Emblem.

Flag of the Council of Europe  

Flag of the Council of Europe

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The well-known flag of the Council of Europe consists of 12 golden stars forming a circle against a blue background. The circle of gold stars represents solidarity and harmony between the peoples of Europe.

The number of stars has nothing to do with the number of Member States. There are twelve stars because the number twelve is traditionally the symbol of perfection, completeness and unity.

The flag was later adopted as the official flag of the European Union.

Technical Information

Designer: A. Tassos
Quantities:
M100: 599499
M30: 299599

Additional Online Information

Official Site:  Council of Europe
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