the two-headed eagle (designed by I.Bilibin), the letters under it indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «5 РУБЛЕЙ 1994 г.» (5 RUBLES 1994), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).
a dancing ballerina, the inscription along the rim: "РУССКИЙ БАЛЕТ" (RUSSIAN BALLET) and a flower
The artist: A.V. Baklanov
The sculptor: A.V. Baklanov
Leningrad Mint (ЛМД)
The edge: 278 corrugations
Russian ballet - a national school of dance with traditions based on Russian folk dances and the achievements of different ballet schools of the world. Russian ballet dancers, choreographers and instructors made a great contribution to the establishment of the well-known ballet schools. The ballet theatre has been existing in Russia since the middle of the XVIIIth century. The Russian school of ballet has received international recognition.