in the centre – the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower – the semicircular inscription – «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions alongthe rim: at the top – «ДВА РУБЛЯ» (TWO RUBLES), at the bottom – the year of issue «2004», the letters tothe left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
on the matted surface – brilliant images of a bull, stars, stylized twigs of plants and the sign of the Taurus Zodiac constellation.
The artist: S.A. Kozlov.
The sculptor: V.N. Pitev.
Moscow Mint (ММД)..
The edge: 195 corrugations
The Taurus constellation situated in the Northern hemisphere contains 216 stars visible with the naked eye.