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One post office made stamps to mark the Battle of Clontarf anniversary, can you guess where?

The stamps are a limited edition range.

STAMPS HONOURING THE millennium anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf are now available in the Isle of Man.

The Isle of Man Post Office is the only post office to produce commemorative stamps to honour the famous battle.

The stamps are a limited edition range which are signed by the artist Victor Ambrus to celebrate the fierce battle which was fought on 23 April 1014.

Stamp expert Dr Howie Firth said:

The battle affected the lives of so many people and communities, from Ireland and Man to Orkney and Iceland.
The stamps capture the battle, when the two armies clashed on the land between the Liffey and the Tolka.

The artist’s images are reproduced on the stamps using watercolour and ink.

Each image shows a key figure associated with the battle, or scenes depicting the historic event.

Portraits include Brodir the Warrior and Earl Sigurd’s mother Eithne.

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The commemorative stamps are also available to buy online.

 

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