A commemorative postage stamp on the 2500th Anniversary of the founding of the Persian empire by Cyrus the Great :

Map & Flag of Iran and Flag of NepalIssued by Nepal

Issued on Oct 14, 1971 (corresponding to 2028.6.28)

Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Dept., Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu

Design : Issued to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of the founding of monarchy in Iran by Cyrus the great, the stamp features the map of Iran and its standard bearing the lion and sun insignia crossed with Nepal‘s national flag.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 1 Rupee

Colour : Five

Size : 25.7 x 41.1 mm

Perforation : 11½

Paper : Granite Paper

Quantity : 10,00,000

Sheet : 50

Process : Photogravure

Printer : Helio Couevoisier S.A. Switzerland