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Morocco 10 Dirhams

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Morocco 10 Dirhams
Morocco 10 Dirhams

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Registered: August 2005
Location: Arizona USA
Posts: 1,700
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Morocco before the French Protectorate. Scarce BU example of an incredible Islamic design. Features what KM calls a Star of David, struck before the formation of Israel and it's demonization.
· Date: September 30, 2006 · Views: 8,291 · Filesize: 47.4kb, 58.8kb · Dimensions: 650 x 330 ·
Keywords: Morocco dirham
Denomination: 10 Dirhams (Rial)
Reference #: Y 33
Date/Mintmark: AH 1331 Pa (1912)
Condition: BU
Weight: 25 gm; 37.5 mm.; .7234 oz ASW
Metal: Ag-.900
Additional Categories: Morocco



Registered: March 2009
Location: Wellington,Dominion of New Zealand.
Posts: 64
March 31, 2009 10:26pm

Morocco is actually located in Africa,not the Middle East.The same goes for Egypt,Libya,& Tunisia.


Registered: August 2005
Location: Arizona USA
Posts: 1,700
March 31, 2009 10:51pm

Right, many of my categories are are grouped by cultural influence rather than by strict geography. It's problematic to assume casual visitors know their geography but for collectors interested in Islamic/Middle Eastern coinage they can find what they are interested in by browsing this category. It probably should be placed in two categories to 'have it my way' and to follow the dictates of the map. I suppose that's why I placed it in "Others" subcategory - to sort of cheat the map. I'm reconsidering...

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