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MaltaPost and Central Bank of Malta launches Silver Foil Stamp Replica & Coin Set to commemorate the

MaltaPost and the Central Bank of Malta will be launching a joint product consisting of a silver foil stamp replica and a commemorative coin. The silver foil stamp replica depicts the €3.00 postage stamp from the stamp issue – 75th Anniversary 'Operation Pedestal' 1942 – 2017 in full colour. The stamp shows the Siege Bell War Memorial located near the Lower Barrakka Gardens, in Valletta. The memorial was designed by sculptor Michael Sandle and commemorates all those who lost their lives throughout the siege of Malta between 1940 and 1943.


The silver coin depicts the tanker ‘Ohio’ and a Royal Navy destroyer in the background and has a diameter of 38.61mm and a face value of €10.00. The silver foil stamp replica and the commemorative coin are housed in a presentation case together with a certificate of authenticity. The silver foil stamp replica and the coin are also available separately.

This set will be available as from Thursday 10 August 2017 from any Post Office, online at or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Qormi Road, Marsa, MTP 1001; Telephone: 2596 1740; email: are accepted subject to availability and on a first come, first served basis.

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