[In Russian] GRAND PRINCE SVYATOSLAV OF NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN RUSSIA: Armored and crowned half-length portrait of Svyatoslav, with shield in l. hand, facing r.
[In Russian] DUE AS AGREED/in ex: GREEKS ARE PAYING TAXES TO SVYATOSLAV ACCORDING TO AGREEMENT NEAR CZARGRAD IN THE YEAR 971: Svyatoslav std. under canopy with two guards standing at l.; to his r., one kneeling and two standing Greeks presenting gifts; in background, city walls of Constantinople.
[In Russian] BY THE GRACE OF GOD CATHERINE.II.EMPRESS AND ALL-RUSSIAN AUTOCRAT: Half-length figure of Catherine II, crowned and dressed in bejeweled court gown, r.
[In Russian] THUS ACCOMPLISHED BECAUSE OF YOU/in ex: ESTABLISHMENT/OF NEW COIN STANDARD/1763: Coin press at center with imperial eagle above, holding orb and scepter in its talons; at center, above, radiant all-seeing eye within triangle.
[In Russian] BY THE GRACE OF GOD CATHERINE.II.EMPRESS AND ALL-RUSSIAN AUTOCRAT: Half-length portrait of Catherine II, crowned and dressed in bejeweled court gown, r.
[In Russian] FROM THE BANKS OF ALPHIUS TO THE BANKS OF NEVA/in ex: JULY 11/1766: Racing stadium at center, surrounded by river, with horseback riders within; above, eagle holding laurel wreath in beak; female figure symbolizing river Neva std. l., with paddle in l. hand, leaning onto vessel with water pouring out