Friday, November 06, 2015

Commemorative "Green March" Coins Minted

To mark the 40th anniversary of the Green March, Bank Al-Maghrib (BAM) has issue commemorative silver coins with a face value of 250 dirhams

These coins will be sold at the Al-Maghrib Bank Museum and at the counters of Bank Al-Maghrib as of November 9th.

The pieces have the effigy of King Mohammed VI and "Mohammed VI" and "The Kingdom of Morocco", transcribed in Arabic.

On the reverse, they show the map of the Kingdom and a stylised representation of the Green March, the anniversary date "November 6, 2015" with the words "40th anniversary of the Green March" in French and Arabic, and the face value "250 DH "in Arabic.

These silver coins (silver 29.5% and copper 75%) weigh 28.28 grams and are 38.61 millimetres in diameter.

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