Poet K.D. Balmont – 150th Anniversary of his Birth (15.06.1867)
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 portrait of K.D. Balmont surrounded by stars, on the left the facsimile signature of the poet and his years of life in two lines "1867" and "1942".
The artists: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse), L.A. Evdokimova (reverse).
The sculptor: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse, reverse).
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 195 corrugations.