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Morocco 1/4, 1/2, 1 Rial (AH1320)  1902 to 1917
Morocco 1/4, 1/2, 1 Rial (AH1320) 1902 to 1917

The date on Moroccan coins is the Mohammedan Hejira date. These dates are annotated using the abbreviation AH (Anno Hegirae), starting when Mohamed was alive around 622 AD and factoring in that Mohammedan years have 354 days.

The con in our picture is a 1 rial (10 dirhams) coin dated 1320AH, or 1902AD. There are more recent coins with 1331 an 1336 dates on the side opposite the star. Here are some typical catalog values. All are silver coins.

1/4 RIAL 1320 and 1321 (23 mm diameter, 0.168 troy ounces silver)
worn: $6 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $12
well preserved: $60
fully uncirculated: $200

1/2 RIAL 1320 and 1321 (30 mm diameter, 0.335 troy ounces silver)
worn: $12 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $120
fully uncirculated: $350

1 RIAL 1320 and 1321 (32 mm diameter, 0.723 troy ounces silver)
worn: $25 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $70
well preserved: $180
fully uncirculated: $400

1 RIAL 1331 and 1336 (32 mm diameter, 0.723 troy ounces silver)
worn: $12 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $60
fully uncirculated: $120

Use the Important Terminology page to convert catalog values to actual values

Coin: 1217 , Genre: Islamic Hindu Buddhist
Requested by: sal, Sat, 05-Sep-2009 13:05:31 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 18-Jul-2013 14:52:39 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sun, 05-Jul-2015 17:51:35 GMT
Requester description: 1320 jewish star in center lots of squiggle at the middle of the jewish star there is a circle with the 1320
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