Item 0821 - Miami Beach Medallion of Honour

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2019-2-6-2-0821

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Miami Beach Medallion of Honour

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  • 29 April 1992 (Creation)

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medal

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 17/05/12

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Medallion of Honour bestowed on Mandela

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Gold medal with attached red, white, and blue ribbon. Front of medal is the seal of Miami Beach, which includes an image of a palm tree in the center surrounded by the words "Miami Beach, March 26th 1915."
A gold plate is affixed to the back of medal. Black text reads:
Presented to Nelson Mandela
A man of courage and conviction
Welcome to Miami Beach
Mayor Seymour Gelber
The City of Miami Beach
April 29, 1992 ; Gold medallion on a red-white-blue ribbon
Inscription: Presented to Nelson Mandela, a man of courage and conviction. Welcome to Miami Beach, Mayor Seymour Gewlder, the city of Miami Beach. April 29, 1992
Front: Miami Beach - March 26th 1915 - Incorporated

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0145

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