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