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 "1991".The reverse of the coin
is the relief image of a portrait of Nizami Ganjavi in profile, with a pen in his right hand. Before the writing of the table is an ink with a sheet of paper above inscription in two lines of cursive script: "850 years." Right at the top in a semicircle along the edge to the stylized cursive font is the inscription: "НИЗАМИ ГЯНДЖЕВИ"
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Date of issue: 16 October 1991
Artist: A. A. Kolodkin.
The Sculptor: A. A. Beginners.
Total circulation: 2.5 million pieces, of which 350 thousand coins collectible performance Proof and BU
Nizami Ganjavi - the alias of the famous medieval Persian poet, the real name of Forehead Muhammad Ilyas Ibn Yusuf, lived in the XII century. Made in Persian poetry new elements of realism combined in his works of different epochs. Later work Ganjavi continued to improve Islamic literature, he imitated other poets (among them, the Alisher Navoi). Nizami Ganjavi is considered the national poet in many countries where there is persidskogo population (in the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Tajikistan).