The Madagascar Zebu is an indigenous cattle breed in Madagascar with distinctive lyre-shaped horns. This breed was used in the development of another breed in Madagascar -- the Renitelo -- which is almost extinct on the island. The Madagascar Zebu is a tri-purpose cow, used for milk, meat, and work.
This coin was minted in 1948, 1949, and 1958 only, while Madagascar was a French colony.
All coin images in Daniel's Coin Zoo are from my personal collection. I collect, research, and personally photograph every coin displayed on this site. PLEASE do not take my images without permission. If you would like to use any coin image you see, just ask me. Thank you.