The South African Mint’s calendar will soon be coming to an end and this means that you will no longer be able to purchase any 2018 products after 30 March 2020.Don’t miss out on the final opportunity to get your hands on some of the popularcoin series such as the 2018 Crown and Tickey featuring the computerised axial tomography or CAT scan, or the beautiful Man and Biosphere and Colour Coins series’ that showcase the amazing biosphere reserves of South Africa.
You can still purchase the popular Nelson Mandela centenary coins illustrating different stages of the former President’s life, as well as the 2018 Protea ‘Life of a Legend: Nelson Mandela’ range which has featured the global icon since 2013.
This month we bid an ultimate farewell to the R1 Gold which has adorned its reverses with various ‘South African Reptiles’ from 2015 to the 2018 issue eaturing the Parrot-beaked Padloper.
Do not miss your last chance to acquire any of these beautiful coins before they are gone forever. Click here to place an order for any of the remaining 2018 products soon to be unobtainable.
The South African Mint celebrates the invention that revolutionised cataract surgery
The South African Inventions theme on the Crown and Tickey coin series has been remarkably popular and well received since its launch in 2016, and the 2020 range promises to be no different.
Feast your eyes on the 2020 Crown and Tickey series featuring the retinal cryoprobe, a pen-like instrument that is inserted into a cut in the eye to remove a cataract with no risk of destroying healthy adjacent tissue.
This revolutionary technology was developed by South African ophthalmologist and inventor, Selig Percy Amoils at the largest hospital in Africa, Baragwanath Hospital, situated in Soweto, South Africa. Former South African President Nelson Mandela was among the many people treated with this astounding instrument by Amoils, who subsequently received the silver Order of Mapungubwe for “excellence in the field of ophthalmology and for inspiring his colleagues in the field of science, ” among many others.
Click here to view the 2020 Crown & Tickey coin range and place your order.
The South African Mint will soon host over 300 guests attending the Mint Directors Conference in Cape Town
Look out for an exciting historic coin program coming soon