Madagascar 5-FRANCS (KM5)
Madagascar 5-FRANCS (KM5)

Madagascar 5-FRANCS (KM5) Madagascar Zebu

The Madagascar zebu is an indigenous cattle breed in Madagascar with distinctive lyre-shaped horns. This breed was used in the development of another breed in Madagascar -- the Renitelo -- which is almost extinct on the island. The Madagascar Zebu is a tri-purpose cow, used for milk, meat, and work.

This coin was issued one year only, while Madagascar was a French colony.


  • Diameter: 31 mm
  • Composition: Aluminum
  • CAT#: KM5

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