in the center - the State Emblem of the RSFSR (the abbreviation for Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic): the shield surrounded by a wreath of ears and bearing the picture of hammer and sickle against the background of sunbeams; the inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top - "ПРОЛЕТАРИИ ВСЕХ СТРАН СОЕДИНЯЙТЕСЬ!" (WORKERS OF THE WOPLD, UNITE!), at the bottom, under the State Emblem - "Р.С.Ф.С.Р." (R.S.F.S.R.).
the picture of a peasant - sower against the background of a plough, the rising sun and factories. The inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top - "ОДИН ЧЕРВОНЕЦ" (ONE CHERVONETS), at the bottom to the left – the year of issue (1975 - 1982).
The edge is bearing the pressed inscription: "1 ЗОЛОТНИК 78,24 ДОЛИ ЧИСТОГО ЗОЛОТА" (1 ZOLOTNIK 78,24 PARTS OF PURE GOLD).
The coins were struck by Moscow Mint (ММД) and Leningrad Mint (ЛМД).