It looks like a gold center with a silver ring around the outside. But (too bad) it is really a brass center with a copper-nickel ring around the outside. These modern coins are made of non-precious metal and are worth face value, 250 francs in West Africa. Because they are interesting, and because they carry the mysterious taku symbol, collectors like to add them to their collections. Here are some approximate values.
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $3
fully uncirculated: $6
These are catalog values. Use our Important Terminology page to convert catalog value to actual buy and sell value.