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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #75 on: March 11, 2019, 05:12:11 PM »
And here are the later versions of the zebu designs.

1] Madagascar 10 ariary 1991 - top left

2] 2 ariary 2003 - top right.

3] 1 ariary 2004 and different 1 ariary 2004 - bottom.



The differences in the positions of the sprigs are clear to see, as are the different fonts and the differences in the numerals.

And there are no privy marks on these later designs.
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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #76 on: March 11, 2019, 05:13:39 PM »






Notice the zebu's eyes and ears on the earlier coins. Their shape on the later 10 and 20 francs coins looks slightly different from their shape on the earlier 1, 2 and 5 francs coins.

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #77 on: March 11, 2019, 05:17:10 PM »


Let's look at the coins of 1943 now. Notice the rosettes that flank the year.

The coins were minted in South Africa.





Some of the old South African coins also show these rosettes.





And again.

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #78 on: March 11, 2019, 05:26:11 PM »
hello
for the 10 and 50 ariary 2016 i dont know what the people make with that . In my two last trip 2017 and 2018 i have never see one coin in a shop . I contact my friend for to seen if he can to have for me in the bank
best regards Gerard

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #79 on: March 11, 2019, 05:28:55 PM »
Coins of 10 and 50 ariary dated 2016 were issued too.

These could well be the Goznak products. They tend to be quite slow to appear, remember Angola 2012-2015 and Libya 2014-2017? I only recently got myself a 2017 Columbian 100 peso piece that is slightly differend than usual.

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #80 on: March 11, 2019, 06:38:11 PM »


5 ariary 1992.





5 ariary 1996.



Let's look at the different mottoes now.

 
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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #81 on: March 11, 2019, 06:39:17 PM »
Here we see three versions of the 10 ariary coin: two shapes, and two mottoes.

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #82 on: March 11, 2019, 06:40:32 PM »




And now the 20 ariary: two shapes, and THREE mottoes.

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #83 on: March 11, 2019, 06:47:13 PM »
And now the 50 ariary: ONE shape, and THREE mottoes.

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #84 on: March 12, 2019, 06:11:18 AM »
hello
for the 10 and 50 ariary 2016 i dont know what the people make with that . In my two last trip 2017 and 2018 i have never see one coin in a shop . I contact my friend for to seen if he can to have for me in the bank
best regards Gerard

Small countries have their own peculiar situations.
I was in Cayman Islands in Dec 2014 and met the manager of their Central Bank for new coins.
I was given the 2008 sets.
I was also told that 2013 coins are in stock but can be issued only after 2008 stock is exhausted.
There was no demand for coins and the manager was not hopeful for any increased demand during forthcoming Christmas.
The Royal mint, however insisted that 2013 coin has been releases/ issued to VIPs so should be counted as issued.
I think Madagascar also faces similar situation.
Try contacting their Central Bank.

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #85 on: March 12, 2019, 12:20:27 PM »
I have already mentioned that the current Madagascan coin series lacks a unity of style. It is a "game of two halves": old-fashioned designs from the 1960s, but with very different designs from the 1970s and 1990s for the higher denominations.

Interestingly, a rather different sort of set was proposed in 1973, with several wildlife designs. Unfortunately, by then the government was moving towards communism, and the proposed set was never adopted.

See: Unadopted Madagascar designs of 1973 by Michael Rizzello.

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #86 on: May 25, 2019, 02:33:10 PM »
2016 coins have new mottos
Since 2016 only had 10 and 50 Ariary coins so we end up with three mottos for 10 Ariary where 50 Ariary has all the four.

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #87 on: May 25, 2019, 02:40:22 PM »
The coins

Can some one explain what these mottos mean?

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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
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Re: Coinage of Madagascar
« Reply #89 on: May 25, 2019, 02:49:18 PM »
2016 coins have new mottos
Since 2016 only had 10 and 50 Ariary coins so we end up with three mottos for 10 Ariary where 50 Ariary has all the four.

And here it is the right way up.

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