Monegasques gift monument to Albert I

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A single €1.43 stamp from Monaco features an illustration of the commemorative monument for Albert I.

As part of his silver jubilee celebrations, Prince Albert I officially unveiled a commemorative monument, paid for by subscriptions from the Monegasque population, on Boulevard de la Condamine on 12 April 1914.

It is to Albert I that Monegasques owe the promulgation of the country’s first constitution in 1911, the establishment of a secular secondary school in 1910 and a hospital in 1902 (now the Princess Grace Hospital).

Design and line-engraving: André LAVERGNE
Printing process: Steel-engraving and offset
Size of the stamp: 40,85 x 30 mm horizontal
Quantity of issue: 40 000 stamps
Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations

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