Coin of the sample of 1961, but with the herd 1964 (denomination and year of issue). Minted from copper-Nickel alloy grey with a greenish tint, has no ferromagnetic properties.
The obverse shows the large coat of arms of the USSR of the sample of 1956 with fifteen turns of the tied ears of tapes (the number of republics of the Soviet Union). The coat of arms is simplified and has no text on the ribbon. Below - a horizontal inscription "СССР" The mint mark is missing.
On the reverse at the top in the middle there is a large number "50" indicating the denomination of the coin. Below in smaller font the word "КОПЕЕК" centered in relation to the nominal value. Another horizontally below the year of issue "1966". In the lower and lateral part of the coin depicts a stylized semicircle, a wreath composed of two ears of wheat (above) and oak leaves (below), place a sling of two branches of a shell.
Around the perimeter of the obverse and reverse sides of the coin there is a raised rim around the circumference.