1300th Ann. of Tariq ibn Ziyad SI

1300th Ann. of Tariq ibn Ziyad

Tariq Ibn Ziyad 1300th Anniversary
Tariq ibn Ziyad was a Muslim Berber general who led the Islamic conquest of Visigothic Hispania in 711 A.D. He led a large army from the north coast of Morocco, landing at Gibraltar. The name 'Gibraltar' is a derivation of the Arabic name Jabal Tariq, meaning “mountain of Tariq”.

Technical Details

Issue Date: 07.11.2011
Designer: Stephen Perera
Illustrator: 40 x 28mm
Printer: BDT International
Process: Offset Lithography
Colours: 4-colour offset
Values: 42p, 44p, 66p, £2