Bank notes to bear Mandela's image

 
 
 
  • President Jacob Zuma flanked by Gill Marcus, Governor of the Reserve Bank and Pravin Gordhan, Finance Minister, show the new banknote series of Nelson Mandela. (Stephane De Sakutin, AFP)
  • The new bank notes bear the former president's image from 1990, the year he was freed from prison in a moment that came to symbolise the fall of apartheid and the rise of a new democratic South Africa. (Stephan De Sakutin, AFP)
  • The R10 note will bear the image of Nelson Mandela. (Stephan De Sakutin, AFP)
  • The new R20 note. (Stephan De Sakutin, AFP)
  • Mandela will be the second person to have his image on South African notes after Jan Van Riebeeck. The announcement marks the 22nd anniversary of Mandela's release from prison. (Stephan De Sakutin, AFP)
  • The new R50 note displayed on a screen during the announcement of a new line of bank notes in Pretoria. (Stephan De Sakutin, AFP)
  • President Jacob Zuma flanked by Gill Marcus and Pravin Gordhan display the new banknote series. (Stephan De Sakutin,AFP)
  • Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Gill Marcus delivers a speech during the announcement of the new line of bank notes. (Stephan De Sakutin, AFP)