Item 1595 - Grand Peace Legend and Patronship of the African Peace Foundation

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-1595


Grand Peace Legend and Patronship of the African Peace Foundation


  • 15 February 2003 (Creation)

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certificate and medals

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Date accepted: 2001/05/22 , Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 11/11

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Certificate and medals appointing Mr Mandela as Grand Patron of the Organization and as recipient of the African Peace Medal, Nigeria

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White-coloured certificate with African national flags border. Certificate background consists of a gray silhouette of the African continent surrounded by a circle of blue stars. Certificate does not include a frame or mat.
Certificate text is in black and reads:
Certificate of Appointment
By virtue of his excellency's eminent contributions to the economic development, political stability, emancipation, unity of the people and peaceful co-existence of the African Continent,
African Peace Foundation has today 15th day of Feb 2003 appointed Dr. Nelson Mandela as Grand Patron of the Organization and hereby decorated with the African Peace Medal
Signed by: Chairman Board of Trustees and President General

The medals are housed in a small suitcase. Are attached to a green/white ribbon.
Text 1: Grand Peace Legend conferred on Dr Nelson Mandela by African Peace Foundation
text 2: Grand Patron African Peace Foundation presented to Dr Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0016

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