Geographer P.P. Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky – 190th Anniversary of his Birth
on the mirror field of the disc the relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, over it the semicircular inscription along the rim "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), framed on both sides by doubled rhombuses, below under the coat of arms: to the left indications of the precious metal and its fineness, to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark, at the bottom in the centre, in three lines the inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coin "2 РУБЛЯ" (2 RUBLES), the year of issue "2017 г." (2017).
on the mirror field of the disc the relief image of P.P. Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky with mountains in the background, contour images of two riders on both sides of the traveller’s figure, the one on the left sitting on horseback, the one on the right riding a camel, above along the rim the inscription "П.П. СЕМЁНОВ-ТЯН-ШАНСКИЙ" (P.P. SEMYONOV-TYAN-SHANSKY), to the right below in two lines the dates "1827" and "1914".
The artists: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse), A.D. Schablykin (reverse).
The sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse), O.G. Shepel (reverse).
Mint: Moscow Mint (MМД).
The edge: 195 corrugations.