On September 18, postage stamp with QR-code is issued under the philatelic program dedicated to the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi




In September, for the first time in Russia products with QR-code are issued.

QR-code «QR - Quick Response» is a two-dimensional barcode, which provides information for quick recognition using camera on your mobile phone. QR-code can encode any information, such as text, phone number, a link to your website or business card.

The stamp depicts the official logo of the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi and the matrix code (QR-code), in which link to the site www.sochi2014.com is encoded. Anyone using a mobile device will be able quickly visit the official website of the Games 2014 - find out how the preparation for the Olympics is going on, read the latest news, go to the page of mascots of the Games and even visit the online store "Sochi 2014", where philatelic products with symbols of the first Russian winter Olympics can also be purchased!


Design: M. Rastorgueva.

Date of issue: 18.09.2012

Denomination: 25 rub.

Size of stamp: 37x37 mm.

Form of issue: sheet of 9 stamps (3x3).

Circulation: 540 thousand copies. (60 thousand sheets).


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