Referendum 50th Anniversary

Gibraltar – The Gibraltar sovereignty referendum of 1967 was held on 10 September 1967, in which Gibraltarian citizens were asked whether they wished to pass under Spanish sovereignty, with Gibraltarians keeping their British citizenship and a special status for GibraltarRead More

Banknotes

We are happy to say we now have banknotes available on WOPA! In this following section you will find a variety of different banknotes  from Gibraltar containing different values. GIBRALTAR – The first Bank Notes issued in Gibraltar date back to 1914. These BankRead More

Christmas 2016 50p Coin

Gibraltar – The 2016 Christmas 50p coin depicts a christmas tree, and the obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II. The coin is sold in uncirculated mint condition and has a diameter of 27mm

2016 50p Barbary Macaque

Gibraltar – NEW 2016 50 pence coin.(issued in June 2017) The 2016 50p coin depicts a barbary macaque, and the obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II. The coin is sold in uncirculated mint condition and has a diameter of 27mm SoldRead More

2016 £1 Dragon Tree

Gibraltar – 2016 £1 Dragon Tree (Issued June 2017) The 2016 £1 coin depicts a Dragon Tree, and the obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II. The Dragon Tree on the coin can be found in the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens. The coinRead More

HMS Gibraltar

Gibraltar – Seven different ships fr om the British Royal Navy have been named aft er Gibraltar “HMS Gibraltar”.The set of seven stamps depict: 22p – HMS Gibraltar was an Edgar-class cruiser launched in 1892, made into a depot shipRead More

HM Queen Elizabeth’s 70th Wedding Anniversary

Gibraltar – Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip were married at 11:30 GMT on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey, London. 70 years laterGibraltar is honoured to issue this set of stamps depicting images from their special day. Princess Elizabeth wasRead More

Accession 65th Anniversary

Gibraltar – During 1951, George VI’s health declined and Elizabeth frequently stood in for him at public events. When she toured Canada and visited President Harry S. Truman in Washington, D.C., in October 1951, her private secretary, Martin Charteris, carried aRead More

100 years of the Miracle of Fatima

Luxembourg – 2017 marks the centenary of an event that is directly related to one of the greatest religious traditions in Luxembourg: In the Portuguese village of Fatima “Our Lady of Fatima” appeared to three children. Each year in Luxembourg, almostRead More

Europa 2017 – Castles

Gibraltar – The Moorish Castle is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant features being the Tower of Homage and the Gate House. Part of the castle itself alsoRead More

Year of the Rooster

Gibraltar – The year of Rooster begins on the 28th January 2017 and finishes on the 15th February 2018. The Rooster (or Chicken) occupies the 10th position among the Chinese zodiac animals. In Chinese culture, the Rooster represents fidelity and punctuality,Read More