PHILOTELIC SOCIETY MEDAL
The regulations were enforced on
10.10.1984 and article 4 was amended on 29.6.2005.
The Hellenic Philotelic Society establishes a special Medal in order to
award each year, the services and the contribution of persons and or
institutions with notable philatelic activities in the past.
The Medal will bear the Hermes Head and the words "Hellenic Philotelic Society". On the reverse it will be engraved with the
recipient's name, the reason and the year of award.
Prerequisites and qualifications to be taken into consideration are:
Distinguished services to the Hellenic Philotelic Society, e.g. valuable
long standing service, donations.
Significant services to Hellenic philately, e.g. donations,
participation in international philatelic exhibitions for over 20 years,
philatelic educational activity, 50 years continuous activity for the
Hellenic Philatelic Societies in Greece and 25 years for the Hellenic
Philatelic Societies abroad.
Significant promotion of the Greek stamp, e.g. participation with Greek
collections in the Championship Class of F.I.P. International
Exhibitions, authorship of studies in Hellenic philately with
The permanent proposing committee for the award of the Medal consists of
Past Presidents, the President, the Vice President and the Secretary of
Society. The Committee in a special meeting examines the candidates'
according to the criteria of article 3, and proposes the relative awards
to the Administrative Council, providing the reason for the decision.
The Council, which may as well propose candidates providing the reason
for the decision, in a special meeting
awards the medal, stipulating the number of recipients each time.
The award is presented to the recipient at a special ceremony,
preferably during a Panhellenic or a National Philatelic Exhibition
under the patronage of the Hellenic Philatelic Federation.
The honorary distinction to a deceased person is awarded with the
inscription of his name into the Official Roll which is completed each
The present rules were unanimously adopted at the meeting of the
Hellenic Philatelic Society's Administrative Council held on October 10,
1984, and were enforced starting from the year of 1984.