The 2006 Protea coin series depicts Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984. He played a leading role in the struggle against apartheid and in helping to oversee its demise, as well as in helping his country come to terms with apartheid's bitter legacy. His clear standpoints and his fearless attitude have made his name a unifying symbol for all groups of freedom campaigners in Africa. This charismatic man is a true humanitarian in every respect and he rejoices in the human spirit.
The set includes 1x 1oz, 1x 1/10oz Gold and 1x 1oz Silver and is presented in a red SA Mint box.
Only 3000 of these Proof sets were made.