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Modern coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens of other continents => North Africa => Topic started by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:38:38 AM

Title: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:38:38 AM
In 2011 Moroco issued a new design series. Surprisingly, it was a modern thematic set, and a thoroughly attractive one too.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:41:01 AM
First of all I will show the obverses of the set.

Below is the common obverse of the 10 and 20 santimat coins, which are made of brass-plated steel.

It shows the Moroccan coat of arms.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:42:24 AM
Below is the obverse of the half dirham. The coin is made of nickel-plated steel.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:43:59 AM
Below is the obverse of the 1 dirham, which features a portrait of King Mohammed VI.

The coin is made of nickel-plated steel.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:45:56 AM
The 5 dirhams is a bimetallic coin, with a Nordic gold center within a copper-nickel ring.

Below you see the obverse of the coin, which features a portrait of King Mohammed VI.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:47:25 AM
The 10 dirhams is a bimetallic coin, with a copper-nickel center within a Nordic gold ring.

Below you see the obverse of the coin, which features a portrait of King Mohammed VI.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:48:57 AM
The reverse of the 10 santimat coin features a bee and a saffron flower.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:50:04 AM
The reverse of the 20 santimat coin features a water lily and a globe, symbolising the need for water protection.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:51:32 AM
The reverse of the ½ dirham coin features two white seabream (Diplodus sargus).
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:52:46 AM
The reverse of the 1 dirham coin features the coat of arms and the denomination.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:57:33 AM
The reverse of the 5 dirham coin features the Mosque of Hassan II in Dar al Baida (Casablanca).
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 11:59:38 AM
The reverse of the 10 dirham coin features the Fortress of Kalâat M’gouna.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on August 12, 2018, 12:01:24 PM
That is the set, then, and a very beautiful one too.
Title: Re: Morocco: thematic coin series of 2011
Post by: <k> on October 05, 2018, 03:40:03 PM
See also:

1] Morocco: coin series of 1974 (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,43788.0.html)

2] Morocco: coin series of 1987 (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,43791.0.html)

3] Morocco: coin series of 2002 (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,43790.0.html)