in the centre – the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower – the semicircular inscription – «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top – «ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ» (FIFTY RUBLES), at the bottom – the year of issue «2004», the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
the picture of two fishes against the backgroundof stars, to the right – the sign of the Pisces Zodiac constellation.
The artist: S.A. Kozlov.A.D. Shablykin.
The sculptors: V.N. Pitev.
St. Petersburg Mint (СПMД).
The edge: 134 corrugations
The Pisces constellation situated in the Northern Hemisphere contains 129 stars visible with the naked eye.