Item 0788 - Honorary Guest of Mexico City

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ZA COM MR-T-1-2-0788


Honorary Guest of Mexico City


  • 31 July 1991 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 5/01/12

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Award naming Mr Mandela a Guest of Honor in Mexico City, Mexico

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Gold medal with attached red rope inside rectangular black fabric box. Interior of lid is lined with white satin fabric. Box bottom is lined with black velvet.
Front of gold medal has an emblem depicting the seal of Mexico City (2 lions and a castle).
Back of medal is engraved, in silver, and in Spanish, with the following text:
Ciudad de Mexico
Huesped de Honor
Sr. Nelson Mandela
Presidente del Congresso Nacional Africano

English Translation:
Mexico City
Guest of Honor
Mr Nelson Mandela
President of the African National Congress

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0474

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