first Russian coin of base metal with colored images. Different from the ordinary not only by the color inks and packaging in the booklet, but thicker lines of the logo graphic (the rings are made in the form of solid circles).On the obverse
relief image of the coat of arms of the Russian Federation (two-headed eagle with scepter and Orb on his chest - St. George slaying the serpent). Bottom right-the mint mark (SPMD - St. Petersburg
). Under the eagle, nominal value - "25 РУБЛЕЙ" below the year of issue "2011". At the top along the rim in a semicircle marked with the name of the country - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" At the beginning and end of the label has a pattern of two combined squares.On the reverse
there is a relief background, divided into two parts by a horizontal line: above is a picture of mountains with snow-covered peaks, down on the field with horizontal shading made the shadow of the mountain. In the foreground are the official emblem of the games "Sochi-2014" executed in the technique of color tampon printing.
On the front and back side features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Over the creation of coins worked:
The artists: E. V. Kramskaya (obverse), A. D. schablykin (reverse).
The sculptors: A. A. Dolgopolova (obverse), A. D. schablykin (reverse).
Release date - 27 December 2011.
The official emblem of the XXII Olympic Winter games in Sochi in 2014 was first presented to the public December 1, 2009 at a ceremony dedicated to this event. The emblem is a indication at the top of the domain the official website of the games (sochi.ru), on the second line: left, the number "2014" (like an inverted the word "sochi"), and the right Olympic rings.