In 2006 to celebrate Desmond Tutu, the South African Mint released a very Limited Issue Desmond Tutu Protea 5 Five Rand Gold Proof Coin struck in solid Fine 999.9 Gold weighing one-tenth of an ounce of pure Gold. The reverse depicts Desmond Tutu speech while the obverse has the King Protea in full bloom and South Africa and year of issue. These legal tender coins have been struck to proof quality using specially prepared dies and highly polished blanks.
Issuing Country: South Africa
Metal: Solid Fine 999.9 Gold
Weight: 3.112 Grams
Quality: Gold Proof
Issue Limit: 3,500 Worldwide
Presentation: Boxed with Certificate of Authenticity
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