Obverse. Paris Mint (no mintmark). Photo © NumisCorner.com
  • 5 Mazunas 1912-1922, Y# 28, Morocco, Yusef ben Hassan, Paris Mint (no mintmark)
  • 5 Mazunas 1912-1922, Y# 28, Morocco, Yusef ben Hassan
  • 5 Mazunas 1912-1922, Y# 28, Morocco, Yusef ben Hassan, Poissy Mint (thunderbolt)

The French protectorate in Morocco was established by the Treaty of Fez. It existed from 1912, when a protectorate was formally established, until independence (18 November 1955), and consisted of the area of Morocco between the Corridor of Taza and the Draa River.

Sultan Yusef ben Hassan (1882–1927) ruled Morocco from 1912 until his death in 1927.

Engraver: J. Hainaut


Date within doubled tri-lobe star. Text in Arabic and date in the Hijri calendar in the centre.

Mintmark on the lower left. No mintmark is Paris mint, thunderbolt mintmark is Poissy mint.
Torch is a privy mark of Henri-Auguste Patey (chief engraver of the Paris mint).



Value within a pentagram pointed upwards (five-pointed linear star), known as the Seal of Solomon in the center. The pentagram is featured on the national flags of Morocco (adopted 1915).



5 Mazunas

French Protectorate
Y# 28
Material Bronze
Weight 5 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Alt # Y# 28.1, Y# 28.2
Paris Mint (A)
Poissy Mint

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