in the center — the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (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 framed by a circle of dots: at the top — «ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1993 г.» (ONE RUBLE 1993), at the bottom — "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA).
a markhor standing on a cliff, the inscription along the rim - "ВИНТОРОГИЙ КОЗЁЛ" (MARKHOR).
The artist: M.A. Sysa
The sculptor: L.S. Kamshilov
Leningrad Mint (ЛМД)
The edge: 252 corrugations
Markhor, a near-extinct species included in the Red Book of the International Union for the Protection of Nature and Natural Resources, is found in the mountains on the right bank of the Amudarya and Pyandzh and the Kugitangtau Mountains. In Tajikistan the remaining population of mountain goats is confined to a very small area.