Madagascar 50-CENTIMES (KM1)
Madagascar 50-CENTIMES (KM1)

Madagascar 50-CENTIMES (KM1) Rooster

The Gallic Rooster appeared one year only (1943) on the French colony of Madagascar's 50-centime and 1-franc coins. The reverse features the Cross of Lorraine, originally the symbol of Joan of Arc, and adopted by the Free French Forces during World War II.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 20.2 mm
  • Composition: Bronze
  • CAT#: KM1

Obverse Legend

MADAGASCAR

Reverse Legend

HONNEUR PATRIE LIBERTE·EGALITE·FRATERNITE· 50 CMES 1943

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