The South African Reserve Bank will by the end of this year introduce a new series of banknotes honouring Nelson Mandela.
On the front of the banknotes will be an image of the much-loved Madiba, South Africa’s first democratically elected president. The well-known “big five” animals, which appear on the current notes, will feature on the banknotes of the new series.
While no images of the new notes have yet been released by the Bank, it is said the notes will portray national pride.
In addition, the new notes will also have improved features to help the visually impaired.
Security features are also being revamped, something all at Standard Bank South Africa always welcome.
South Africans will be hearing more about the new notes through an intense nationwide campaign kicking off in the next week or two. Visit www.resbank.co.za for updates.