Painter I.K. Aivazovsky – Bicentenary of his Birth (29.07.1817)
on the mirror field of the disc the relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, over it along the rim the semicircular inscription "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 on the right the relief image of I.K. Aivazovsky holding a paintbrush and a palette in his hands, in the background on the left a fragment of his painting "The Ninth Wave", below it in two lines the painter’s years of life "1817" and "1900", above along the rim the inscription "И.К. АЙВАЗОВСКИЙ" (I.K. AIVAZOVSKY).
The artists: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse), A.D. Schablykin (reverse).
The sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse), F.S. Andronov (reverse).
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 195 corrugations.