Chasing produced round billet of copper-Nickel alloy. The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping. Issued 29 December 1991.
The obverse of the coin in the center of the specified denomination in two lines - "5 РУБЛЕЙ" underneath the horizontal line with the mark of the Leningrad mint (stylized letters "ЛМД" in the center. Still below the year of issue "1991". The sides along the rim: left wheat ear, the right branch of an oak tree (symbol of abundance and peace).
On the coin reverse in the Central ring of the cupola of the Senate building and the Spasskaya tower of the Moscow Kremlin. On a circle above the inscription - "ГОСУДАРСТВЕННЫЙ БАНК" below - "СССР" Labels separated by dots.