in the center - the relief image of a rider in a cloak on horseback, spearing inverted backward and downtrodden dragon horse, underneath in two rows - the inscription "2 РУБЛЯ"and the date "2011.", bottom left Kant - designations metal samples of alloy and the circular inscription: "ГОД РОССИЙСКОЙ КУЛЬТУРЫ И РУССКОГО ЯЗЫКА В ИТАЛИИ" right after the inscription, the notation of the content of chemically pure metal and the trademark of the mint, at the bottom - the inscription along the rim: "БАНК РОССИИ"
the relief image of the Christian Church, above it, along the rim - an inscription in old Slavonic style: "ХРАМ ПОДВОРЬЕ СВЯТИТЕЛЯ ЧУДОТВОРЦА НИКОЛАЯ" under the image of temple - a horizontal inscription: "БАРИ" above and to the right along the rim of the coin - a decorative element in the form of tree branches.
The artists: A.V. Baklanov, national artist of Russia.
The Sculptors: A. N. Bessonov (obverse), L. A. Evdokimova (reverse).
Source: Bank Of Russia