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Global acclaim for South Africa’s heart transplant commemorative coin

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SOUTH AFRICAN MINT
The South African Mint’s R2 commemorative coin depicting the world’s first successful human-to-human heart transplant received an accolade at this year’s Coin of the Year (COTY), held earlier this month in Berlin, Germany. The sterling silver Crown coin was the second in a series of coins released under the Mint’s ‘South African Inventions’ programme, introduced in 2016 to showcase local innovations that have captured the world’s imagination.
 
 
 
 
 

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