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Offline gpimper

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Moroccan coin
« on: December 02, 2019, 06:58:14 AM »
I've no idea were I might have picked this up.  I thought possibly in Portugal but I'm not sure.  I'm having a hard time with an identification.  2 grams and just over 1 cm.  Thanks! Great little coin.
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Offline FosseWay

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Re: Moroccan coin
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2019, 07:52:49 AM »
Not far geographically from Portugal - this comes from just across the Straits of Gibraltar, in Morocco. 5 santimat (cents).

The 1 dirham coin of the same series was almost precisely the same size as the UK shilling/large 5 pence, and as the German 1 Deutsche Mark, so it was not unknown to get them in change in strange places.

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Re: Moroccan coin
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2019, 01:49:12 PM »