Reverse of the above coin issued in 2003 showing On the top periphery is mentioned the year of issue. The image shows a woman filling a glass/laboratory tube. The weight of this coin is 8.072 gms and the size is 27.2 mm.
(The coins whose images are represented here have been collected by Arvind during his visits to the West African countries of Benin, Burkina Faso and Cote d’Ivoire and have been given for my coin collection. The 250 Franc coin is from the collection of Jayant Biswas).