The size and weight of the coin is fully consistent with 20 kopecks of Nicholas II. Made of silver 500 sample. On the front and back side there is a raised rim around the circumference. On the edge of a plurality of vertical notches. The coin is minted Petrograd mint.
On the obverse in the center the emblem of the RSFSR of the sample of 1920 (heraldic shield on which is located a crossed hammer and sickle on the background of sunlight on the sides of the bundles of ears). Under the emblem there is a cartouche with an inscription "Р.С.Ф.С.Р." The coat of arms is separated from the upper part of the coin semicircle of dots, starting and ending with the cartouche. At the top, left and right along the rim runs the inscription: "ПРОЛЕТАРИИ ВСЕХ СТРАН, СОЕДИНЯЙТЕСЬ!"
In the center of the reverse in the ring of dots specified denomination in two lines - "20 КОПЕЕК" beneath - year of issue "1923". In the lower and lateral parts of the coin features a wreath of Laurel (left) and oak (right) branches, linked at the bottom of the bow. The top depicts a stylized sun in the form of a five-pointed star with rays. The lower 5 rays come into the ring with the denomination. Along the whole of Kant continuously extends the ring of dots.