In 1722 an attempt was made to organize the minting of silver coins of 2 rubles in addition to already produced the gold of this denomination, but in mass production it went. In the nineteenth century, the original stamps were produced remake (pictured right), with considerably less weight (31 grams).
The circumference of the front and reverse sides of the coins have braid edging.
On the obverse is a portrait of Peter the great in profile, face to the right. In a circle the inscription - "ПЕТРЪ . А . ИМПЕРАТОРЪ . IСАМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ . ВСЕРОССИIСКИI"
On the reverse is the monogram of Peter I, consisting of four large letters "П" arranged in a circle and United in the upper part. Between letters diagonally placed Roman numerals "I" Opposite each letter "П"a Imperial crown. In the middle of the monogram specify the year of issue, divided into two parts - "17 22". In a circle the inscription, divided into 4 parts (starting from top) - "МОНЕТА НОВАЯ ЦЕНА ДВА РУБЛИ"(letters converted basis inside).
The photo shows the instances from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum that have a number: HE-R-2-4364, HE-R-2-14420.