5 August 1962 signifies a pivotal moment in history.
In Howick, Kwazulu-Natal, Nelson Mandela was captured marking a turning point in Mandela’s journey.
Later, Mandela was released in 1990 and became the first democratically elected president of South Africa in 1994.
His capture site is considered the start of his long walk to freedom.
This illustrious medallion celebrates the 50th anniversary of this important moment in Mandela’s life.