Central Banking

South Africa celebrates democracy with new coin

The South African Reserve Bank said on 27 July it is issuing a special commemorative R2 coin, celebrating 10 years of democracy in South Africa.

Click here to read the statement by Tito Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the launch of the new R5 coin and commemorative R2 coin, SA Mint, Midrand, 27 July on the SARB's web site

Instead of the well-known image of the Kudu normally found on existing R2 coins, the commemorative coin will feature the "10 years of freedom" logo, de