The obverse of the coin in the upper part of the disc - the coat of arms of the USSR of the sample of 1956: the hammer and sickle on a globe, beneath the rising sun, at the top a five-pointed star; the sides of the ears of corn, tied with fifteen turns of the tape, the lower stage is much wider, symbolizes the RSFSR (the rest of the coils - the other republics). Under the arms the full width of the coin there is an inscription "СССР" below is the value: a large stylized number "1" under which a semicircle along the edge to the floor "РУБЛЬ" even the small numbers below the year of issue "1986".
The reverse features the relief image of a portrait of M. V. Lomonosov (palapas, rotated to the left), underneath along the rim the inscription in a semicircle "М.В. ЛОМОНОСОВ" the right two lines indicate the years of the life of the scientist - "1711" and "1765".
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Artist: M. I. Gogues.
The Sculptor: S. M. Ivanov.
Date of issue: 19 November 1986.
Total circulation: 2 million pieces, of which 35 thousand coin collectible proof performance. There is a remake in 1988, with a circulation of 55 thousand (is execution proof and date on the edge "1988"). Part of the remakes were minted with a mistake (the date "1984").
Lomonosov, Mikhail Vasilyevich (1711-1765) is considered the first Russian scientist, whose discoveries influenced the whole world. He is the author of many laws of astronomy, physics and chemistry, laid the foundations of some areas of these Sciences. Dealt with other Sciences, such as geography, history, genealogy, Philology. Was one of the first students of St. Petersburg University and later became its rector. Also known by some poetic works.