“Hero of Labor of the Russian Federation” Gold Medal” Postage Stamp To Be Issued July 7, as part of the “State Decorations of the Russian Federation” Series

State decorations of the Russian Federation are the highest form of commendation for merits to the state.

The Hero of Labor award was established March 29, 2013, and is the highest form of recognition for exceptional services in labor rendered to the state and the people.

The title of the Hero of Labor of the Russian Federation is conferred to Russian citizens, who achieved outstanding results in state, public and business activities, made a significant contribution to social and economical development of the country including industrial and agricultural production, transport, building and construction work, science, culture, education and healthcare, as well as other fields of work.

The postage stamp depicts a special insignia, the Gold Star of Hero of Labor of the Russian Federation.

A first day cover with cancellation (Moscow) is prepared for the issue.

Design: A. Moscovets.
Face value: 25 RUB.
Size of stamp: 32,5×65 mm, size of sheet: 150×150 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 7 stamps and a coupon (4×2).
Circulation: 280,000 stamps (40,000 sheets).

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