Coin model 1894 minted from copper. The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping. GURT coin is composed of a plurality of vertical notches.
The obverse of the coin shows the monogram of Nicholas II (large stylized letter "Н"with diamond pattern in the middle part, the bottom of Roman numeral "II" above the letter "Н"great Imperial crown). The crown is supplemented by a tape of Andrew's order. Below two crossed branches of oak (right) and Laurel (left).
On the coin reverse at the top of the fraction specified value: the number "1" underneath a horizontal line, and the figure "2" (i.e. 1/2). Left and right are two stars. Under the nominal - the word "КОПЕЙКИ" even lower pattern in the form of floral ornament with a circle in the center, underneath the date of issue "1898". At the bottom of the letters "С.П.Б."(Saint-Petersburg).
Variety coins 1/2 penny model 1894: 1894-1900, 1908-1914 he (SPB);
1915-1916 (no letters).
There is also a rare instance of 1895 with three swirls at the top of the monogram as coins in 1/4 of a penny.