11.02.2012. Today saw the announcement by President Jacob Zuma of a new bank notes ,the currency will have the same denominations, sizes and colours but the front of all notes will carry a specially designed engraving of former President Nelson Mandela. The reverse side of each denomination will have an image of one of the big five. Picture : Sizwe Ndingane

South Africa's currency is getting a face-lift. The new bank notes will feature the face of former president Nelson Mandela on the front and the Big Five on the back.

South Africa's currency is getting a face-lift. The new bank notes will feature the face of former president Nelson Mandela on the front and the Big Five on the back.