Mandela Banknotes Starts Circulating in South AfricaThe new banknotes feature an image of the former President on the front, with images of the "Big Five" animals on the back of the various banknote denominations.
The South African Reserve Bank has announced that all new banknotes will feature the face of former president Nelson Mandela.
South Africa: Marcus First to Use New Mandela Notes
SAnews.gov.za, 6 November 2012
Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus on Tuesday became the first person to use the country's new bank notes bearing the face of former President Nelson Mandela at a Pretoria green… Read more »
South Africa: New Mandela Banknotes to Come Into Circulation Next Week
SAnews.gov.za, 31 October 2012
New banknotes bearing the face of former President Nelson Mandela will come into circulation next Tuesday, says the Reserve Bank. Read more »