The coin is minted from silver, was produced from 1826 to 1831. The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding around the circumference of Kant, with many facing the inside of teeth.The obverse of the coin
depicts the so-called "Masonic emblem" just a little different from the State Emblem of the Russian Empire
of the sample of 1825. The coat of arms double-headed eagle without crowns with splayed wings, located above the Imperial crown. In paws the eagle holds the attributes of Imperial power among which the thunderbolts and a wreath of Laurel leaves. Under the eagle is located the winding tape of the order of Andrew's, stretched for the entire width of the coat of arms. On the breast a large diamond-shaped shield with the Moscow coat of arms: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. Under the tail the initials of mintmaster - letters "Н"and "Г" In a semi-circle along the rim below the date of issue "1828 ГОДА" at the top of the par - "МОНЕТА ПОЛТИНА"(words are separated by a six-pointed star).On the coin reverse
in the middle of a four-line inscription: "ЧИСТАГО СЕРЕБРА 2 ЗОЛОТН. 10 1/2 ДОЛЕЙ"(symbol of the weight of pure metal). Below the solid horizontal line, and under it the letters "С.П.Б."(Saint-Petersburg). The sides along the rim are two branches (oak and Laurel) that are associated at the bottom with tape. At the top of the Imperial crown.
Varieties of the coin "poltina" sample of 1826:
1826 (SPB NG, the crown on the reverse, wide);
1826 (SPB NG, the crown on the reverse, narrow);
1827-1829, 1831 (SPB NG);
1830 (SPB NG, the shield on the eagle's breast for the crown);
1830 (SPB NG, the shield on the eagle's breast does not touch the crown).