To pay homage to an emblematic Romanian higher education institution, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation on Monday, June 12th, 2023, the issue of postage stamps entitled Faculty of Pharmacy of “Carol Davila” University, of Medicine and Pharmacy, 100 Years, consisting of a postage stamp a perforated souvenir sheet.
The Faculty of Pharmacy within the “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy is the pharmaceutical education institution with the longest tradition in Romania and one of the most successful at national level.
On the postage stamp with the face value of Lei 2.90 of the issue and on the First Day Cover is reproduced the image of the bust of Ștefan Minovici, the first dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, with an essential contribution in the foundation of the institution.
On the souvenir sheet of the issue, bearing the postage stamp with the face value of Lei 34, there is depicted the obverse of the anniversary medal, “Davila Centenary 1828-1928”, with the effigy of the doctor Carol Davila (1828-1884), together with a symbolic composition – on a pedestal, the goddess of health, Hygieia, holding in her right hand the staff of Asclepius (Greek god of medicine), is shown in the situation of alleviating the suffering of a sick person. It is known that his sister Panacea, the goddess of healing, nursed the sick using the remedies.
Romfilatelia thanks the specialists of the Faculty of Pharmacy of “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest for their documentary and photographic support to the development of this issue of postage stamps.
The philatelic issue will be available starting with Monday, June 12th, 2023, in Romfilatelia’s shops network in Bucharest, Bacău, Brașov, Cluj-Napoca, Iași and Timișoara and online on https://romfilatelia.ro/store/.
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