Currency Information on Moroccan Dirham - MAD— Moroccan dirham - د.م
Before 1882, Morocco used falus, dirham and benduqi; these were copper, silver and gold, respectively.
The Moroccan franc was introduced when Morocco was declared a French protectorate in 1912. In 1974, the dirham and santime replaced the franc.
Coins in denominations of 1, 5, 10 & 20 santimat, ½, 1, 2, 5 & 10 dirhams are available, though the 5 santimat coins are rarely used. Banknotes are available in denominations of 20, 50, 100 & 200 dirhams.
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