Explore, learn and discover everything you need to know about South African Banknotes with this augmented reality app. From design inspirations and the stories behind each banknote, to the technical and security features designed to protect against fraud, this app will take you on an educational journey across the South African banknotes including the newly released Nelson Mandela Commemorative series.

See the Life of Nelson Mandela come to life before your eyes in Augmented Reality
From humble beginnings in the Eastern Cape, to the moment he was inaugurated as South Africa’s first freely elected President, this app will take you on a journey through the great statesman’s life.

Learn about the Security, Technical, Design and Quality Features
From Printing techniques to the physical characteristics find out more about the technology underpinning each banknote the South African Reserve Bank produces.

Test Your Knowledge with our Game
Answer correctly and beat the clock and build up your high score. Use the game to test your knowledge and as a learning tool to expand it.

Explore the Madiba Commemorative Banknote Campaign
Discover why these commemorative banknotes were created and what makes them unique, as well as the stories from Madiba’s life that inspired the themes and designs.

What’s New

Version 2.1 (12)

Minor fixes.
Added Governer's message video.

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Bigrayza ,

Fantastic app!

Wow what an amazing educational app this is! Thank you so much this will come in handy when teaching my school children about mone.

Cam3r0nWill.i.ams ,

Great Experience

This is the first of its kind, great app with amazing feature for this wonderful country’s commemorative currency

Yushi and Yoshi ,

Nothing about coinage

Whilst paper money has more value, we still have very important coinage which has been over looked in this app. If the entire currency is to be taken seriously this is a serious oversight.


South African Reserve Bank
165.1 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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