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Joint Issue of Coin & Silver Foil Stamp Replica to commemorate the Centenary of the Sette Giugno

MaltaPost and the Central Bank of Malta will be commemorating the Centenary of the Sette Giugno Riots 1919 by the joint issue of a silver foil stamp replica and a commemorative coin.

In Malta, political agitation, massive unemployment and economic hardship followed in the wake of the First World War. On 7 June 1919 crowds gathered in Valletta to support the National Assembly that had been convened to request self-government for the Maltese Islands.

The coin designed by Noel Galea Bason has a face value of €10. It has a diameter of 38.61mm and represents a standoff between a crowd and a group of armed soldiers. The silver foil stamp replica depicts the €5.95c postage stamp from the ‘100th Anniversary Sette Giugno Events 1919-2019' miniature sheet to be issued on the 6 June.

The silver foil stamp replica and the coin will be available as a set in one presentation case and will also be available separately.
This set will be available in the coming weeks. Pre-Orders can be done by: email, telephone: 2596 1740, or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Qormi Road, Marsa, MTP 1001.

Orders are accepted subject to availability and on a first come, first served basis.

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