The only coin with a portrait of Paul I. it is believed that the Emperor bad attitude to their appearance, so the "portrait" coins never went into circulation. Cancellations performed Karl Leberecht (symbol "CLF"in cutting the neck). There are several official remakes, one of them was stamped the cracked stamp (visible convex stripe).On the obverse
is a portrait of Emperor Paul I in profile the face to the right. In a circle along the rim the inscription - "Б.М. ПАВЕЛЪ.I.IМП.ИСАМОД.ВСЕРОСС." Under cut shoulder provided letters "CLF"(the initials of the engraver). Under the portrait letters "С.П.Б."(Saint-Petersburg).On the coin reverse
in the centre circle schematically shows the coat of arms of the Russian Empire
double - headed eagle with scepter and Orb. Around on the four sides are the letters "П"with the Imperial crown above and Roman numeral "I"at the base (which means "Paul I"). On the circumference there is the inscription, divided into 4 parts - "МОНЕТА РУБЛЬ 1796 ГОДА"
On both sides of the coin is protruding around the circumference of the rim with notches.
The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage.