in the center - the view of the Cupolas of the Cathedral of Interession on the Moat and the Saviour's Tower, above it to the left - the two-headed eagle, under it to the right - the mint trademark. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA), at the bottom in tree lines — "1 РУБЛЬ" "1992" (1 RUBLE 1992).
the depiction of Yakub Kolas wearing a shirt with an ethnic ornament, to the left and to the right - the dates "1882" and "1956". The inscription along the rim: "ЯКУБ КОЛАС" (YAKUB KOLAS).
The artist: A.V. Baklanov
The sculptor: N. A. Nosov
Leningrad Mint (ЛМД)
The edge: two incised inscriptions "ОДИН РУБЛЬ" (ONE RUBLE), separated by two asterisks.
Yakub Kolas (Konstantin Mikhailovich Mickiewicz, 1882-1956), - a Belorussian writer, people's poet of Belorrussia (1926) and member (1928) and vice president (1929) of the Belorussian Academy of Sciences. His collection of verses ("Songs of Captivity" and "Songs of Grief"), poems ("The New Land" and "Simon the Musician"), plays and stories are deeply rooted in national tradition.