Description

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

Obverse

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).

ضرن
بباريز
1340

Reverse

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 تب
فوزوم

Edge

5 Mazunas

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

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