The 1150th Anniversary of the Origin of the Russian Statehood
in the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ" (FIFTY RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2012 г." (2012), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
in the centre of the coin disc - the half-length portrait of a man in the armour holding the tooth - an ancient type of weapon, to the right - the inscription in two lines: "князь Рюрик" (prince Ryurik), on the broad stripe formed by the rim and a concentric circle line - the inscription going from the left to the down and to the right: "1150-ЛЕТИЕ ЗАРОЖДЕНИЯ РОССИЙСКОЙ ГОСУДАРСТВЕННОСТИ" (1150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORIGIN OF THE RUSSIAN STATEHOOD), on the upper part of the stripe - ornaments of sinuous lines.
The artist: S.A. Kozlov.
The sculptor: A.A. Dolgopolova.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 134 corrugations.