Special stamp and coin released to the 125th anniversary of invention of vehicle
The Imperial Patent Agency in Berlin granted a patent No. 37 435 for "car with gas engine" to the enterprise Benz & Co. from Mannheim 125 years ago. This patent became the certificate of invention of vehicle.
"Registered in German Reich on the 29th of January 1886", stated in the document. That day symbolized the triumphal procession of vehicle that changed the world out of all recognition.
German Federal Ministry of Finance issued special postage stamp and commemorative coin to the 125th anniversary of invention of vehicle. Postage stamp depicts the world's first car on the background of a patent dated January 29, 1886.
This stamp has par value 55 cents and it is sold at all post offices and agencies all over Germany.
Special commemorative coin to the 125th anniversary of invention of vehicle was released on the 9th of June 2011 in Germany. This coin has par value 10 euro and can be acquired in banks all over the country. Dynamic modern design of both sides of the coin is a theme of individual mobility provided by the vehicle.