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 along the rim: at the top – «ДВАДЦАТЬ ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ» (TWENTY FIVE RUBLES), at the bottom – the year of issue «2005», the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
the image of a warrior with a bow and an arrow against the background of stars, stylized twigs of plants and the sign of the Archer Zodiac constellation.
The artist: S.A. Kozlov.
The sculptor: A.V. Chernousov.
St. Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 111 corrugations
The Scorpio constellation situated in the Northern hemisphere contains 162 stars visible with the naked eye.