The ruble with a portrait of this type (with shoulder pads, letter "СПБ" was produced in the years 1724-1725, collectors are called "solar" (because of the location of the sun inside monogram). The front and back sides surrounded by a rim with multiple notches (may be partially or completely absent, this is not a marriage).On the obverse
is a portrait of Peter the Great in profile, face to the right. Under the portrait letters "СПВ"(Saint-Petersburg). Of the circumference - "* ПЕТРЪ I ИМПЕРАТОРЪ IСАМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОССIИСКIИ"("Peter I, Emperor and autocrat of all Russia").On the reverse
is the monogram of Peter I, consisting of four large letters "П" arranged in a circle and United in the upper part. Between letters diagonally placed Roman numerals "I" on which placed. Opposite each letter "П"a Imperial crown. In the middle of the monogram specify the year of issue, divided into two parts - "17 25". In the center of the monogram is a small image of the sun. In a circle the inscription, divided into 4 parts (starting from top) - "МОНЕТА НОВАЯ ЦЕНА РУБЛЬ"(letters converted basis inside).
Shown here are specimens from the Museum of the Goznak "History of money" Saint-Petersburg mint