The Moroccan currency is the Moroccan Dirham,
"20 Dirham note, 1996.
The picture of Hassan II, the father
of the present king Mohammed VI, and a drawing of
the Mosque Hassan II which was completed
1993 and is the largetst mosque in Morocco and the 3rd in
Before the introduction of a modern coinage
in 1882, Morocco issued copper coins denominated in falus,
silver coins denominated in dirham &
gold coins denominated in benduqi. From 1882,
the dirham became a subdivision of the Moroccan rial,
with 10 dirham = 1 rial.
The dirham was reintroduced in 1960. It replaced
the franc as the major unit of currency but,
until 1974, the franc continued to circulate, with 1 dirham
= 100 francs. In 1974, the santim replaced