The Manifest from February 19, 1861 about the Abolition of Serfdom
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: "ОДНА ТЫСЯЧА РУБЛЕЙ" (ONE THOUSAND RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2011 г." (2011), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
to the left on the smooth surface of the coin disc - a peasant ploughing up a field, behind him in the background - flying birds and outlines of clouds, on the right lower part of the disc, divided by the image of the sharpened goose-quill - the matted image of a paper sheet with the facsimile inscription of Alexander II; along the edges of the coin, between its border and a entire circle line, above to the left - the semicircular inscription: "МАНИФЕСТ ОБ ОТМЕНЕ КРЕПОСТНОГО ПРАВА" (THE MANIFEST ABOUT THE ABOLITION OF SERFDOM), below to the right - the image of shackles split by the date "1861 г." (1861).
The artist: S.А. Коzlov.
The sculptor: V.F. Erokhin.
Mint: Моscow Mint (ММД).
Edge: 210 corrugations.