in the center of the disk is the emblem of the Bank of Russia (double-headed eagle c the lowered wings, under it an inscription a semicircle «БАНК РОССИИ» framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions around the circle: at the top – «ДВАДЦАТЬ ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ» the bottom "2005" on the left – label of metal, test of an alloy to the right is the contents of precious metal in cleanness and trade-mark of a mint.
on the matted surface – brilliant images of a lion, stars, stylized branches of plants and the sign of the zodiacal constellation Leo.
Artist: C. A. Kozlov.
The Sculptor: E. I. Novikova.
Source: Bank Of Russia