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2022 600th Anniversary of Metkovic - First Day Cover

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Technical details
  • 17.01.2022
  • Duje Šegvić, a designer from Split
  • AKD d.o.o., Zagreb
  • Offset Printing
  • Multicolour
  • 35.50 x 29.82 mm
  • letter code A
About 600th Anniversary of Metkovic

Located along the Neretva River, about twenty kilometers upstream from its mouth, Metković owes the first mention of its name in historical records to this river. Namely, on 17 January 1422, Dubrovnik customs officers intercepted a ship on the Neretva River near Metković and confiscated the cargo. The owner of the ship complained to the Dubrovnik rector about the customs officers, and the complaint was recorded in the Dubrovnik archives.

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