Morocco AH 1372 200 francs KM-Y53

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Morocco 1953 200 francs rev DC.jpg

This specimen is from a one-year type struck in the waning days of the French protectorate over Morocco ("Maroc" in French). It is struck from silver at the Paris mint at a time when metropolitan French coinage contained no silver. The French left in 1956 and king Mohammed V resumed his status as an independent potentate.

Recorded mintage: 10,176,000.

Specification: 8 g, .720 fine silver, .185 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM Y-53.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Gadoury, Victor, and George Cousinié, Monnaies Coloniales Françaises, 1670-1988, 2me Éd., Monaco: Éditions Victor Gadoury, 1988.
  • Sanchez-Giron, J.M., Monedas de Marruecos, Ceuta, Spain: J.M. Sanchez-Giron, 1972.

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