The size and weight of the coin corresponds to 1/2 kopeks of Nicholas II. GURT ribbed, consists of a plurality of notches. Material - copper. The obverse and reverse of the coins have a raised rim around the circumference.
On the obverse in the middle there is an inscription of the USSR (the middle letter "СС"much larger extreme). Around the circular solid line along the right edge to the left runs the inscription: "ПРОЛЕТАРИИ ВСЕХ СТРАН, СОЕДИНЯЙТЕСЬ!" The beginning and the end of the label separated by a dot.
On the reverse at the top marked the denomination of the coin in two lines - "ПОЛ КОПЕЙКИ" Below large the year of coinage - "1927" (the numbers are arranged in a semicircle along the edge).