November 5, a souvenir sheet with one stamp dedicated to the Kostroma Region is to be released into circulation into circulation as a continuation of the series “Coats of Arms of the Subjects and Cities of Russian Federation”

The coat of arms of Kostroma Region was adopted in 2006. The main figure depicted on this coat of arms is a golden ship, which is a symbol of movement and achievement of the goal, shows Kostroma region allegorically, because it has a convenient transportation and geographic location. Priority directions of the development are forestry, agriculture, electric power industry, mechanical engineering, textile industry.

The historical coat of arms of Kostroma city was approved in 1767. It depicted a ship sailing on the waves of Volga river. The modern version of the official symbol of the city was adopted in 2002.

The stamp depicts the emblem of Kostroma city; the emblem of Kostroma Region and a map of the Russian Federation with the region highlighted in color are depicted on the margins of the souvenir sheet.

In addition to the issue of a souvenir sheet a special postmark (cancellation: Moscow; Kostroma) will be issued by FSUE “Marka” Publishing and Trading Centre.

Design: A. Moskovets
Face value: 50 RUB
The size of a souvenir sheet: 90 × 60 mm; the size of a stamp in a souvenir sheet: 30 × 42 mm
Circulation: 70 thousand souvenir sheets.

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