The coins had a fixed value, their weight was equal to Hungarian ducats (the first time the coins just minted). During the reign of Peter I double the coins were issued in 1701-1702 and 1714 with portraits of 3 types, which the king was portrayed at different ages. Coin 1702 has varieties.
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 ("҂АѰВ"- "1702"). In a circle the inscription - "САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕЯ РWССIИ"
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).