In honor of a great leader and statesman, Nelson Mandela.

Roberts World Money

According to a news release in February 2012 (22 years after Nelson Mandela was freed), the South African Reserve Bank will produce a new series of banknotes which “will have the same denominations, sizes, and colors as the current issued notes, but the front of all notes will carry a specially designed engraving of former President Nelson Mandela. The reverse side of each denomination will have an image of different animals:

  • 10 rand – rhino
  • 20 rand – elephant
  • 50 rand – lion
  • 100 rand – Buffalo
  • 200 rand – leopard
  • Set of 5 notes

Each note is extremely colorful and would make a great addition to any banknote collection or just to own as a historical tribute to a great man who did a lot to bring about freedom to blacks in South Africa through his own freedom. Of course animal lovers will enjoy owning these notes as the…

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