05 July 2023
Monaco philatelic bureau are celebrating the success of basketball team AS Monaco Basket with a special stamp.
The Principality finally crowned!
AS Monaco Basket is champion of France for the first time thanks to the third setback inflicted on Boulogne-Levallois on June 15 in their series of finals.
After three failures on the last step since its return to the Elite eight years ago, the Roca Team finally wins the national title. His career in the playoffs, without the slightest defeat (8-0), is unheard of for 35 years.
Winners of the Coupe de France, the Monegasques achieve a double with this first title of champion of France which completes an extraordinary season marked by a podium in the Euroleague, the queen of European competitions. This Roca Team 2023 is placed in the elite of the history of the French championship.
Congratulations to the Roca Boys and Daghe Munegu!
Design: AS MONACO BASKET
Printing process: Offset
Size of the stamp: 30 x 40,85 mm vertical
Quantity of issue: 40 000 stamps
Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations
This issue will be on sale at the “Office des Timbres”, the “Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies”, the post offices and philatelic counters of the Principality, the Monaco stamp-dealers as well as the “Carré d’Encre” in Paris, France. It will be included, with other values, in the 2nd Part of the philatelic programme 2023 and offered to our subscribers and customers.