The coins had a fixed value, their weight was equal to Hungarian ducats (the first time the coins just minted). In the reign of Peter the great, the coins were issued in 1701-1703, 1706-1707, 1710-1714 and 1716, with the portraits of the 4 types, in which the king was portrayed at different ages. In the last year of minting coins had Latin inscriptions.
On the obverse is a portrait of Peter the Great in profile, face to the right. In a circle the inscription, divided into two parts - "ЦРЬ ПЕТРЪ АЛЕSIЕВIЧ"(it stands for "Tsar Peter Alexeyevich").
The reverse depicts the coat of arms of Russia in the early 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. At the bottom under the horizontal line indicate the year of minting of the old Slavonic letters ("҂АѰГ"- "1703"). In a circle the inscription - "ПОВЕЛIТЕЛ ВСЕРОСIКI"(letters converted basis inside).
The circumference of the front and back sides of the coin there is an edge, consisting of small raised dots (may be partially or completely absent).