COMMEMORATIVE SET OF STAMPS “DISTINGUISHED GREEK PERSONALITIES”
Δευτέρα, 7 Οκτωβρίου 2019

The International Foundation for Greece (IFG) was founded in London by George and Aspasia Leventis, with the aim of raising the profile of Greek culture abroad in partnership with international personalities from the Arts and Sciences.

The IFG Awards honour distinguished Greeks living abroad who not only have not forgotten their Greek roots, but whose work promotes and strengthens the idea of Greece, reminding us that it is the cradle of Western civilisation.

2019 IFG AWARDS


Arts and Letters

Alexandre Desplat – Composer 

Science

Professor Dimitrios Nanopoulos – Regular Member of the Academy of Athens, Distinguished Professor of Physics at Texas A&M University 

Entrepreneurship

Dean Metropoulos – Businessman, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Metropoulos & Co

Lifetime Achievement
Corinne Mentzelopoulos – Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Château Margaux

Philanthropy

George Behrakis – The Behrakis Foundation

Within this framework Hellenic Post circulates the Commemorative Set of Stamps “Distinguished Greek Personalities”, which contains 5 stamps and has been created by Anthoula Lygka:



CATEGORY

DESIGN

QUANTITIES

0,05 €

Dean Metropoulos

Businessman, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Metropoulos & Co

650.000

0,10 €

Corinne Mentzelopoulos

Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Château Margaux

1.000.000

20gr Domestic Mail

Professor Dimitrios Nanopoulos

Regular Member of the Academy of Athens, Distinguished Professor of Physics at Texas A&M University 

1.000.000

1,50 €

Alexandre Desplat

Composer

1.000.000

2,00 €

George Behrakis

The Behrakis Foundation

200.000




DIMENSIONS                : 30 X 42 mm in sheets of 25

DESIGN  ADAPTATION   : Anthoula Lygka

PRINTING METHOD      : Multicolored (OFFSET)

PRINTERS                    : «VERIDOS MATSOUKIS S.A. SECURITY PRINTING»

CIRCULATION-SALES    : This set circulates on October 7th, 2019, and will be available at the Hellenic post offices through October 6th, 2022, unless previously sold out. Complete sets will be available at the local Hellenic Post Offices and at the Central Philatelic Office until their withdrawal, unless previously sold out.

Also available:

ILLUSTRATED FIRST DAY COVERS (4.000 pieces X 5 or 4.000 Sets)

They have a design related to the subject of the Series. Available at a charge of 7,80 € per set.


SET PACK (500 pieces)

Available at a charge of 7,70 €.




All philatelic products will be available at the Central Philatelic Office (5 Lykourgou str. & Apellou, 100 38 Athens), and at the Post Offices until sold out, except the F.D.C., which will be withdrawn on October 6th, 2022.

Collectors will be able to have items franked at the Central Philatelic Office with the special First Day commemorative postmark, providing they have affixed to them stamps from the set responding to the first rate domestic mail, today 0,72€


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