Don't Stamp for Me Argentina
September 19, 2008 1:10 PM   Subscribe

Your average every day basic 5 Centavo Argentinian stamp question.

What year/provenance is this 5 Centavo Argentinian stamp? What if anything is significant/known about the symbology thereon?
posted by felix to Society & Culture (2 answers total)
That is an 1899 Liberty Seated issue, in use between 1899 and 1909. Liberty is a big theme in Argentina; the Himno Nacional begins: "Oid mortales el grito sagrado: Libertad, libertad, libertad!"
posted by languagehat at 1:47 PM on September 19, 2008

Thank you very much mr. hat!
posted by felix at 2:44 PM on September 19, 2008

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