2013 Protea Tenth oz - Nelson Mandela - Life of a Legend

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The 2013 Protea 24 carat gold tenth oz coin featuring "The Life of a Legend: Nelson Mandela". Nelson Mandela's childhood and love for children is portrayed in this series.

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The South African Mint honours “The Life of a Legend: Nelson Mandela”’ on the Protea coin series. Nelson Mandela’s childhood and love for children is portrayed in this series.

He was born Rolihlahla Mandela on 18 July I9l8 in Mvezo. His father was Nkosi Mphakanyiswa Gadla Henry, chief or Mvezo and his mother, Noqaphi Nosekeni, one of the Chief’s four wives.

The family moved to Qunu where Mandela spent his early childhood.  After his father’s death he went to live with the regent of the Thembu people. Chief Jongintaba Dalindyebo, who lived in Mqhekezweni. He would grow into a young man shaped by the contrasting worlds of the regent and his court, the traditions of the Thembu people and the missionary teachings of the Methodist church.

The quote “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats it’s children. “Launch of the Nelson Mandela’s children’s Fund. 8 May l995) is depicted on the pure gold R5 (1/10 oz) protea coin.

The obverse depicts Nelson Mandela with South Africa’s national flower the King Protea.

    Mass: 3.110 grams
    Diameter: 16.50 mm
    Metal Content: Au 999.9
    Reverse Die-sinker: C Moses
    Reverse Artist: L Guerra
    Box Type: Leatherette
    Purity: 24 carat Gold
    Maximum Mintage: 5000
    Issue Price: R2,660
    Estimated Market Value: 2013 R2,660
    Estimated Market Value: 2014 R2,660

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2013  Protea Tenth oz - Nelson Mandela - Life of a Legend

2013 Protea Tenth oz - Nelson Mandela - Life of a Legend

The 2013 Protea 24 carat gold tenth oz coin featuring "The Life of a Legend: Nelson Mandela". Nelson Mandela's childhood and love for children is portrayed in this series.

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