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Colony of France (1896-1958)

madagaskar.20fr.1953
Denomination: 20 francs
Year indicated on the coin: 1953
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1953
Metal: aluminum bronze
Diameter: 23.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Signs on the coin: GBLBazor (designer Lucien Bazor); wing (private mark of the chief engraver of the mint - Lucien Bazor)
Mint: Paris (cornucopia) France
Additional information:

Malagasy Republic (1960-1975)

Democratic Republic of Madagascar (1975-1992)

 

madagaskar.1fr.1977 Denomination: 1 franc
Year indicated on the coin: 1977
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1974-1977, 1979-1983, 1986-1989, 1991, 1993
Metal: stainless steel
Diameter: 17.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Signs on the coin: dolphin (private sign of the chief engraver of the mint - Rousseau)
Mint: Paris (horn of plenty) France
Additional information: the plant is depicted on the coin

 

madagaskar.2fr.1986 Denomination: 2 francs
Year indicated on the coin: 1986
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1974-1977, 1979-1984, 1986-1989
Metal: stainless steel
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Signs on the coin: dolphin (private sign of the chief engraver of the mint - Rousseau)
Mint: Paris (cornucopia) France
Additional information: the poinsettia
plant is depicted on the coin) and zebu (long-horned humpback cow), one of the symbols of the country  

 

madagaskar.5fr.1981
Denomination: 5 francs - ariary
Year indicated on the coin: 1981
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1976, 1977, 1979-1984, 1986-1989
Metal: stainless steel
Diameter: 22.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Signs on the coin: dolphin (private sign of the chief engraver of the mint - Rousseau)
Mint: Paris (cornucopia) France
Additional information: the poinsettia
plant is depicted on the coin) and zebu (long-horned humpback cow), one of the symbols of the country  

 

madagaskar.10fr.1972
Denomination: 10 francs - 2 ariary
Year indicated on the coin: 1972
The coin was made with the years indicated: 1970-1974
Metal: aluminum bronze
Diameter: 21.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Marks on the coin: owl (private mark of the mint's chief engraver - Raymond Joly); icon
at
the
bottom
left of
the   plant

 

madagaskar.10fr.1987
Denomination: 10 francs - 2 ariary
Year indicated on the coin: 1987
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1974-1984, 1986-1989
Metal: aluminum bronze
Diameter: 21.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Marks on the coin: dolphin (private mark of the main engraver of the mint - Rousseau); icon
at
the
bottom
left of
the   plant

 

madagaskar.20fr.1983
Denomination: 20 francs - 4 ariary
Year indicated on the coin: 1983
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1974-1984, 1986-1989
Metal: aluminum bronze
Diameter: 24.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Marks on the coin: dolphin (private mark of the main engraver of the Mint - Rousseau); icon
to
the
right
of
the plant

 

madagaskar.20fr.1989
Denomination: 20 francs - 4 ariary
Year indicated on the coin: 1989
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1989, ?
Metal: aluminum bronze
Diameter: 24.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Marks on the coin: owl (private mark of the mint's chief engraver - Raymond Joly); icon to the right of the plant
Mint: Paris (cornucopia) France
Additional information: I think this is a misspelled coin, since the owl, as a private mark of the engraver of the Paris Mint - Raymond Joly, was affixed to coins in the period 1958-1974.
A dolphin was supposed to be affixed to this coin (private sign of the chief engraver of the mint - Rousseau, in the period 1974-1994)

Republic of Madagascar (1992-present)

madagaskar.1fr.2002 Denomination: 1 franc
Year indicated on the coin: 2002
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 2002, ?
Metal: stainless steel
Diameter: 17.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Signs on the coin: heart (private sign of the chief engraver of the mint - Serge Levet)
Mint: Paris (cornucopia) France
Additional information: the poinsettia
plant (euphorbia ) is depicted on the coin
most beautiful) and zebu (long-horned humpback cow), one of the symbols of the country