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British Virgin Islands 2014 - Nelson Mandela Commemorated - Uncirculated Cupro Nickel Coin

Availability: In stock
  • 2014 Uncirculated Cupro Nickel
  • Issued on behalf of the British Virgin Islands
  • Issue: Unlimited
  • Unique presentation pouch
  • Also available as: Proof Sterling Silver
Regular Price US$19.95 Special Price US$9.95

On 5th December 2013, Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95.  To commemorate the life of this incredible man, the British Virgin Islands Government has approved the release of a new uncirculated cupro nickel collector's coin from Pobjoy Mint.

Born in South Africa on 18th July 1918 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was to become South Africa’s first black President.  A legendary figure of the African National Congress, Mandela was imprisoned from 1964 until 1990 for opposing South Africa’s white minority government and its policy of racial separation, known as apartheid.  Instead of disappearing from view, Mandela became a martyr and worldwide symbol of resistance to racism.  Released from prison in February 1990, he returned to his life’s work and in 1993, Mandela and F W de Klerk, the president who released him, shared the Nobel Peace Prize. He was elected President of South Africa in 1994 and served until 1999 when he retired to enjoy some family life.

Surrounded by his family, Nelson Mandela died on 5th December 2013 in Johannesburg following a prolonged illness.  A national mourning period of ten days was announced by South African President, President Zuma with a major event held at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg to celebrate the achievements of this legendary figure.  After a period lying in state, a state funeral was held on 15th December 2013 in Qunu which was attended by approximately 90 representatives of foreign states.

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Coin Year 2014
Government British Virgin Islands
Coin Metal Cupro Nickel Coins
MetalUncirculated Cupro Nickel
Issue LimitUnlimited

Pobjoy Mint aims to dispatch all in stock items within 48 hours.

US Postage:

USA delivery charges:
- $0 - $69.99 = $5.00
- $70.00-$149.99 = $9.00
- $150.00-$229.99 = $12.00
- $230.00-$499.99 = $15.00
- $500.00-$749.99 = $20.00
- $750.00-$999.99 = $25.00
- $1000 - $4999.99 = $35.00
- $5,000 + = $50.00

North and South America (Excl USA) delivery charges:
$0 - $49.99 = $15.00
$50.00-$99.99  =  $25.00
$100.00-$199.99  =  $35.00
$200.00-$499.99  =  $40.00
$500.00-$999.99  =  $50.00
$1000 - $4999.99 + = 100.00

UPDATE 01/09/21 FOR BRAZIL AND PERU: delivering to Brazil and Peru is temporarily enabled but with restrictions.

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