The new 1oz gold coin depicts Mandela as an elderly global icon of liberation. The reverse features the words “The Nelson Mandela Centenary” and the dates ‘18 July 1918 to 18 July 2018’ with the denomination and hallmark. The obverse of the R500 gold coin features the words ‘South Africa’ with the South African coat of arms and the year of issue.
R500, Five Hundred Rand, 500 Rand, 500 R
Paul Botes (PB)
Last issue of series
National Coat of Arms divide date,
South Africa in 10 languages around
Face of Nelson Mandela, alloy 1oz Au 999.9;
NELSON MANDELA / CENTENARY R500 18 JULY 1918 / 18 JULY 2018