The island nation did not last or really existed. The bizarre and
real story of the Isle of Roses.
In 1967, Italian engineer Giorgio Rosa, who at the age of 33, came up with a crazy idea, a utopian project of an island nation. He funded the construction of a 400-square-metre (4,300 sq ft) platform supported by nine pylons, and furnished it with a number of commercial establishments, including a restaurant, bar, nightclub, souvenir shop and a post office. Some reports also mention the presence of a radio station, but this remains unconfirmed.
Insulo de la Rozoj", with Rosa as self-declared President. Soon afterwards Rose Island issued a number of stamps, including a stamp showing the approximate location of Rose Island in the Adriatic Sea. The purported currency of the republic was the "Mill" and this appeared on the early stamp issues, although no coins or banknotes are known to have been produced. This denomination was translated into Esperanto as "Miloj" on later stamp issues. ---With feed from Wikipedia and other net resources.