On 26 May 2018, UNPA will issue a special event sheet to commemorate the 850th anniversary of Shota Rustaveli, a medieval Georgian poet who is the author of the epic poem “A Knight in Panther’s Skin”. Rustaveli is considered to be the preeminent poet of the Georgian Golden Age and one of the greatest contributors to Georgian literature. “A Knight in the Panther’s Skin” is considered to be a masterpiece of Georgian literature and consists of over 1600 Rustavelian quatrains.
The sheet in the denomination of € 0,80 contains ten stamps with the United Nations logo. Customers with standing order requirements for Vienna special personalized stamp sheets (art. 94) will automatically receive this item through their accounts.
Stamp tab illustrations: Irakli Toidze (Georgian National Museum).
Sheet background artwork: Boris Joahansen (Giorgi Leonidze State Museum of Georgian Literature).