12 months, 12 stamps – Soria


Spain – Soria is the new province that continues the series 12 months, 12 stamps, 12 provinces. This stamp, will be used as the only type of postage for all shipments that are admitted in the offices of said province. Following the line of this series, the stamp is represented by the letters SO, which represent the old license plates of vehicles in Spain. Within these letters, we can recognize significant elements of this province.

Fibula horse. At the site of the ancestral Numancia, a piece of bronze dating from the 2nd century BC was found, which could be a brooch-like ornament to decorate dresses, becoming a symbol of Soria.

Hermitage of San Bartolomé. Between peñas is this hermitage of Romanesque-protogótico style, built on the XII century and that comprised of the Templar Monastery of San Juan de Otero. Inside, it houses the templar cross and the star of Zion.

Butter. Land of dairy par excellence, Soria owns an exceptional product, butter. La Mantequilla de Soria follows a traditional production process of more than 100 years, which has led it to have the Denomination of Origin.

Monastery of San Juan de Duero. An impressive cloister that preserves the four cradles, is part of this monastery built between the XII-XIII centuries by the Order of St. John of Jerusalem.

Heron. This bird of large size and stylized figure with a long neck, crosses the skies of this area forming part of the landscape, endowing it with elegance with its flight.

Chips. They are very typical in the province, especially those of sour variety. Fries with olive oil, clean of residue, make its flavor incomparable.

The bottom of the stamp is formed by an image of the deposit of Numancia. The lower strip of the seal, is purple in allusion to the flag of the city. In this strip, also appears the logo designed by Mariscal on the occasion of the 2150 anniversary of the end of the Numantine wars.

  • 16.11.2017
  • Offset
  • 35 x 24.5 mm
  • 0.50 €