Tuesday, August 24, 2010

USA - Columbian Issue - The $2 stamp



"Columbus in Chains", its imaged derived from a painting by Emanuel Leutze,is one of only two stamps in the series to depict Columbus on land in the New World (along with the 2-cent). Here, he is shown facing charges of administrative misconduct after his arrest in San Domingo by Don Francisco de Bobadilla.

 
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