The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding around the circumference of the rim with inward-facing teeth in the form of extended letters "Ω"The obverse of the coin
shows the profile of Nicholas II, face to the left. To the left of the profile from the bottom up in a semicircle along the rim is the inscription: "Б.М.НИКОЛАЙ II ИМПЕРАТОРЪ"("Б.М."means "God's grace"). To the right of the profile also circumferentially along the rim, but top to bottom the inscription: "И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОСС."On the coin reverse
in the centre, fenced in threadlike ring, the depiction of the Small State Emblem of the Russian Empire
of the sample of 1883. The coat of arms double-headed eagle crowned with two Imperial crowns, above is the same crown, but a larger size is associated with lower crowns waving a tape of Andrew's order. Right Talon the eagle holds a scepter, the left - power. Placed on the breast the Moscow coat of arms: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. Moscow
coat of arms surrounded by chain of the order of Saint Apostle Andrey Pervozvannogo. Lifted up on the wings of an eagle located the coats of arms of the eight kingdoms (four on each wing). On the left the arms of the kingdoms: Kazan, Polish, Tauric Chersonesos, and United in one the coats of arms of the Grand principalities of Kiev, Vladimir and Novgorod. On the right the arms of kings: Astrakhan, Siberia, Moscow and the Grand Duchy of Finland. The tail of a stylized eagle made. From the outside on the circumference the inscription: at the top - "37 РУБЛЕЙ 50 КОПЕЕКЪ. 1902 Г." below - "100 ФРАНКОВЪ"(labels separated by a cinquefoil).
In the early XX century in Russia and France have developed friendly relations. For international payments has developed a special coin with an indication of nominal value in rubles and francs. In 1902-1904 years improved quality issued coins of this type for members of the Royal family, the date at all - "1902". 200 pieces were donated by the Empress, Prince Georgy Mikhailovich 25 Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of 10 pieces. In 1904, it was released only one instance for the Hermitage. Mass production cannot be started and coins and left with gift.
The photo shows the instances of exhibitions of the State Hermitage ", the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Empire
", having a number-R-AZ-912 and IT-R-AZ-1711.