Saint George the Victorious
in the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ" (FIFTY RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2008 г." (2009), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
the image of Saint George the Victorious sitting on horseback and spearing a dragon.
The artist and sculptor: A.V. Baklanov, National Artist of Russia.
Mint: Moscow and Saint Petersburg Mints (ММД and СПМД).
The edge: 134 corrugations.
Saint George the Victorious - the Christian Saint. For centuries coins and state symbols have been bearing his image.