On the obverse is placed half-length portrait of Elizabeth I, face to the right (the head is shown in profile, torso in front view). Under the portrait letters "СПБ"(Saint-Petersburg). In a circle the inscription - "Б•М•ЕЛИСАВЕТЪ•I•IМП:IСАМОД:ВСЕРОС"(stands for "the grace of God Elizabeth I Empress and autocrat of all Russias").
The reverse shows the coat of arms of the Russian Empire
in the mid XVIII century: the double-headed eagle with the lifted wings, crowned by two Imperial crowns, above the same crown but larger. Right Talon the eagle holds a scepter, the left power. On the eagle's breast shield with the Moscow coat of arms: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. The shield surrounded by chain of Order of St. Andrew. At the top of the semicircle indicated the year of coinage, divided into two parts - "17 41". At the bottom a semicircle of nominal - "МОНЕТА• РУБЛЬ•"(letters converted basis inside).