E-auction 316-233880 - MOROCCO - FRENCH PROTECTORATE Essai de 5 Francs AH 1370 1951 Paris
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|Estimate :||95 €|
|Price :||36 €|
|Maximum bid :||36 €|
|End of the sale :||06 May 2019 16:41:00|
|bidders :||3 bidders|
Type : Essai de 5 Francs AH 1370
Mint name / Town : Paris
Quantity minted : 1100
Metal : aluminium
Diameter : 25 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 1,85 g.
Edge : lisse
Rarity : R2
Catalogue references :
Obverse legend : EN FRANÇAIS ET ARABE, EMPIRE CHERIFIEN / 1370, EN ARABE SEULEMENT : FRAPPÉ À PARIS.
Obverse description : dans des entrelacs et arabesques.
Reverse legend : EN FRANÇAIS ET ARABE MAROC 5 FRANCS / ESSAI.
Reverse description : dans et autour d’un cercle, avec deux carrés en quinconce.
Monnaie de 1951, datée 1370 en arabe.
MOROCCO - FRENCH PROTECTORATE
Morocco is opening up to European trade in the late eighteenth century. The country remains divided between the nineteenth century French influence (bombardment of Tangier and Mogador), British and Spanish and became an issue in the rivalry of its powers, auquelles joins Germany in 1905. The Agadir incident 1911 is set through negotiations between France and Germany that accepts the French protectorate over Morocco against a strip of territory in the Congo. Lyautey, Resident General, pacify the country while the High Atlas resists until 1934. Following major works, the country is rapidly converted but France imposes increasing its direct administration regardless of the protectorate. Nationalism ceases to gain ground and the 1940 defeat leading to protests increasingly important.
MOROCCO - FRENCH PROTECTORATE 50 Centimes (Essai) en cupro-nickel (?), 4,90 grammes n.d. Paris MS64 PCGS