The Mandela Capture Site Medallion

Sometimes thinking outside the box requires you to think about the box differently. The South African Gold Coin Exchange launched a special commemorative gold coin for the 50th Anniversary the Mandela capture site. Downtown designed the coin and developed the unique packaging for it. The concept was to use a container that Mr. Mandela may have been carry with at the time of his arrest and that he may have kept with him in his prison cell. A popular container at this time was a tin box that was used to keep letters and photographs for prisoners. Each of the tin boxes were uniquely aged to give them a authentic appearance and a special secret compartment was hidden underneath the coin with a copy of his warrant of arrest and newspaper article Rand Daily Mail date 8 August 1962 detailing the arrest. The coin was launched to collectors on the 16 of July 2012 and sold out 7 days later in record time due to the effective nature of the packaging design.

Sometimes thinking outside the box requires you to think about the box differently. The South African Gold Coin Exchange launched a special commemorative gold coin for the 50th Anniversary the Mandela capture site. Downtown designed the coin and developed the unique packaging for it. The concept was to use a container that Mr. Mandela may have been carry with at the time of his arrest and that he may have kept with him in his prison cell. A popular container at this time was a tin box that was used to keep letters and photographs for prisoners. Each of the tin boxes were uniquely aged to give them a authentic appearance and a special secret compartment was hidden underneath the coin with a copy of his warrant of arrest and newspaper article Rand Daily Mail date 8 August 1962 detailing the arrest. The coin was launched to collectors on the 16 of July 2012 and sold out 7 days later in record time due to the effective nature of the packaging design.
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