The obverse of the coin in the center there is the emblem of the Bank of Russia (the eagle with drooping wings, I. Bilibin). Up in a semicircle along the rim the inscription: "ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ" below "БАНК РОССИИ"(the inscriptions are separated by ornaments, consisting of five diamonds).
The reverse of the coin is the relief image of the submarine in the sea waves, the sky flying the flag of St. Andrew. In the left part of the picture near Kant indicated the year of coinage - "1996" underneath is a mark of the Leningrad mint (stylized letters "ЛМД". At the top by a stylized semi-circular strip is placed the inscription: "300-ЛЕТИЕ РОССИЙСКОГО ФЛОТА" down on top of the figure is also a half circle "ПОДВОДНЫЙ КРЕЙСЕР"
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
The Artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The Sculptor: S. A. Kornilov.
Release date: 18 Oct 1996
Before coming to power of Peter the Great in Russia was not regular Navy. A small flotilla was created directly before the fighting and consisted of several ships. In 1688, on lake Pleshcheyevo in Pereslavl-Zalessky create a "Funny fleet", which included miniature ships for training sailors. In the 90-ies of the XVII century began to put the Azov fleet, and in 1696, a Royal decree confirmed the creation of a regular Russian Navy.
The submarines - the largest submarines capable of long-term Autonomous navigation. Their crew can include 100 or more sailors, working in shifts. The largest are the Soviet submarines of the "Shark", capable of carrying ballistic missiles. The length of the largest vessel 172 feet, built in 1981, is on arms of the Russian Federation.