in the center - the emblem of the Bank of Russia (double-headed eagle with the lowered wings, under it an inscription a semicircle "БАНК РОССИИ" framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions in a circle at the top: "ТРИ РУБЛЯ" bottom: left - the designation of precious metal and alloy samples in the center - date of issue "2011" on the right - the content of chemically pure metal and the trademark of the mint.
matte disk of the coin - the relief image of the desert in the background on the left the ruins of the buildings in the foreground on the right - made contour lines and mirrored field of the coin a figure of a walking camel with rider, the head and the front part of the body to another camel, following them through the front figure of a camel seen the building of the mosque depicted in the background; in the left part of the disk at the bottom - the inscription in three lines, a stylized handwritten: "ВЕЛИКИЙ ШЕЛКОВЫЙ ПУТЬ" on the upper left of Kant - the emblem of the Eurasian Economic Community.
Artist: S. V. Sutyagin.
The Sculptor: A. A. Dolgopolova.
Source: Bank Of Russia