Item 0755 - Star of the Republic of Indonesia

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-0755


Star of the Republic of Indonesia


  • 19 October 1990 (Creation)

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certificate and medals

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 13/12/11

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Award conferring the Star of the Republic of Indonesia upon Mr Mandela, national order of Indonesia

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top of the wooden cylinder is cracked


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Green certificate with white bordering in ornately carved (vines and flowers and Indonesia Coat of Arms) dark wood cylinder. Taken out of cylinder for preservationCertificate has ornate bordering with the Indonesian Coat of Arms, in gold, at the top of the certificate, and an image of the Star of the Republic of Indonesia. Certificate text is in Indonesian, and reads as follows:
Ro. 4092/I/1990
Tanda Kehormatan
Presiden Republik Indonesia
Tanda Kehormatan Bintang Republik Indonesia
Nama: Yang Mulia Nelson Mandela
Jabatan: Deputy President of African National Congress
Sesuai dengan Undang-undang No. 5 Drt. Tahun 1959 sebagai penghargaan atas jasa-jasanya yang sangat luar biasa terhadap Negara dan Bangsa Indonesia dalam rangka mempererat hubungan persahabatan dengan Pemerintah Republik Indonesia.
(Keppres. R.I. No. 071 /TK/TAHUN 1990.)
Jakarta, 19 Oktober 1990.
Presiden Republik Indonesia
Signed by: Soeharto

English Translation:
Ro. 4092/I/1990
President of the Republic of Indonesia
Star of the Republic of Indonesia Honorary signs
Name: Lord Nelson Mandela
Position: Deputy President of the African National Congress
In accordance with Law no. 5 Drt. Year 1959 in recognition of his services to the most extraordinary of the Indonesian nation and state in order to strengthen friendly relations with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia.
(Keppres. R. I. No. 071 / TK / YEAR 1990.)
Jakarta, October 19, 1990.
President of the Republic of Indonesia
Signed by: Suharto

The medals are in a carved wooden box. 2 medals and 1 pin, gold 7 star with blue heart with the letters RJ. One medal on yellow and red ribbon.

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0395

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