Produced in the period from 1881 to 1894 each year. The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping. GURT coin is composed of a plurality of vertical notches.
The obverse of the coin shows the monogram of Alexander III (the large stylized letter "A, below the Roman numeral "III", the letter "A" great Imperial crown). The crown is supplemented by a tape of Andrew's order. Below two crossed branches of oak (right) and Laurel (left).
On the coin reverse at the top of the fraction specified value: the number "1" underneath a horizontal line, and the figure "2" (i.e. 1/2). Left and right are two stars. Under the nominal - the word "PENNY", then the pattern in the form of floral ornament with a circle in the center, underneath the date of issue "1888". At the bottom the letters "S. P. B." (St.-Petersburg).