Stamp Stories from around the world

In 1922, the first stamps of Monaco were issued which did not show a portrait of the prince. The four stamps show historical motifs from Monaco. Today’s stamp shows the “Rock of Monaco”. In the sixth century B.C. In the 4th century BC, the Massaliots, Phocaeans from Massalia (today Marseille), founded the colony of Monoïkos on the “Rock of Monaco”. This colony was associated with Hercules, who was worshiped as Hercules Monoecus. CV is less than 1 €.