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 Prokofiev's portrait in profile, face to the right. Under the portrait of the years of life divided by the treble clef: "1891 1953" (the second slightly below the first). Left a semicircle along the edge to the bottom at the top the inscription "СЕРГЕЙ" similarly, on the right, but from top to bottom "ПРОКОФЬЕВ"
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Date of issue: April 23, 1991
Artist and sculptor: A. V. Baklanov.
Total circulation: 2.5 million pieces, of which 350 thousand coins collectible Proof performance. Famous coins in the execution of Proof with date "1952" instead of "1953", they are considered extremely rare.
Prokofiev Sergei Sergeyevich (1891-1953) - one of the greatest Russian composers-recipients of the state awards of the USSR. In 1918, unable to withstand revolutionary upheavals, emigrated to the United States, but in 1936 he returned with a Spanish wife. Abroad, he changed the direction of their music, which has become more open. In 1948, his marriage to a foreigner was declared invalid, his wife sent into exile, and later she went home. Prokofiev himself was roundly criticized and the rest of his life away from society.