The coin this year - a rarity, in no known instance, but there is information about the release of the Saint-Petersburg mint. The image is created based on photographs of coins with other dates and may differ in some details from the original.
The obverse of the coin depicts in the middle the emblem of the Bank of Russia - double-headed eagle with drooping wings, above the emblem in a semicircle along the edge runs the inscription - "БАНК РОССИИ" and at the bottom in the same font, but horizontally, nominal value - "ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ" Under the right paw of the eagle there is a small oval mark mint, which minted the coin (SPMD - St. Petersburg
). In the lower part of the coin field specifies the year of minting - "1999", separated from the upper part of the figure by two horizontal lines, tapering to the edge, separated by a dot.
The reverse features a large numeral "5" is nominal, the figure is slightly offset from the Central axis to the left. Under the denomination of a word "РУБЛЕЙ" centered in relation to the nominal value. In the left, bottom and right parts of the field of the coin is the ornament of branches of plants.
Coin gray made of copper clad with cupronickel. Ferromagnetic properties has not. On the front and back sides on the circumference there is a raised rim. GURT coin consists of 24 sites issued in two variants - 5 reefs and without notches.