About #2 - 20 Rials Makhzani Type 1910
Morocco. State Bank. Rials Makhzani Silver. Banknote issued in 1910. Work of H. Bellery Desfontaines and engraving of Ernest Florian. Dimensions: 180 x 105 mm. Two watermarks: A lion's head on a crescent on the left and a Shereefian star on the right. Multicolored front and back printing on white paper. Front: The value in letters is translated into French and Spanish as well as the mention "Payables à vue au porteur à Tanger". These are printed in black, such as the numbering, the alphabet and the date of issue. In the center, a distant view of the bay of Tangier with a commercial boat arriving at the port. Palm trees and vegetal composition in the foreground. The law article in French and Spanish is printed at the bottom of the bill in two blue cartridges. Back: Frame decorated with arabic motifs on a background of repeating motifs. Three signatures: El Mokri (Omar) / Gaurand / Demachy. A complete front/back proof is known in a private collection without the mention "SPECIMEN", dated "31-2-10" and numbered "0.0 - 000". Banknote very rare. The recovered copies are cancelled by four star perforations and a red "CANCELLED" stamp: C.1-068, J.1-093, D.4-974, D.4-975. 75000 issued notes.