Saturday, August 13, 2011

Morocco 2011 - New coin series



SPECIFICATIONS
10 Centimes
Composition: Brass plated steel
Weight: 3.00 g
Diameter: 20.00 mm
Thickness: 1.40 mm

20 Centimes
Composition: Brass plated steel
Weight: 4.00 g
Diameter: 23.00 mm
Thickness: 1.50 mm

1/2 Dirham
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 4.00 g
Diameter: 21.00 mm
Thickness: 1.70 mm

1 Dirham
Composition: Nickel plated steel
Weight: 6.00 g
Diameter: 24.00 mm
Thickness: 1.70 mm

5 Dirhams
Ring composition: CuNi
Center composition: Nordic gold
Weight: 7.50 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Thickness: 2.00 mm

10 Dirhams
Ring composition: Nordic gold
Center composition: CuNi
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Thickness: 2.10 mm


(news by Michael Reissner)
(information from Bank Al-Maghrib)

LINK: Bank Al-Maghrib

4 comments:

  1. The official descriptions of the coins:

    10 centimes: Bee and saffron flower.

    20 centimes: The water lily and water protection.

    ½ dirham: Fish, coral, and the protection of the seabed. *

    1 dirham: National sovereignty.

    5 dirham: Mosque of Hassan II, an architectural feat of the 20th century.

    10 dirham: Kalâat M’gouna, a town in the heart of Morocco.


    * The species of the fish is not given.

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  2. Another beautiful collection of African coins. It would be interesting to know what the motives stand for.

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  3. hi,is it legal to go out from morooce with big countity of coins?
    thanks

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  4. Now is no longer banned, and I even found that someone brought out hundreds of coins of 1, 5 and 10 DH in 1999, while that was banned.

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