in the center - the emblem of the Bank of Russia (double-headed eagle with the lowered wings, under it an inscription a semicircle "БАНК РОССИИ" framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions in a circle at the top: "ТРИ РУБЛЯ" bottom: left - the designation of precious metal and alloy samples in the center - date of issue "2011" on the right - the content of chemically pure metal and the trademark of the mint.
horizontal frosted strip in the center of the disk of the coin to the right is the facial portrait of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in a spacesuit, on the left - inscription in four lines: "50 ЛЕТ ПЕРВОГО ПОЛЕТА ЧЕЛОВЕКА В КОСМОС" at the bottom of the disk to the starry sky - a facsimile signature of Gagarin in the background on the left is a color image of the globe, to the right, the starry sky.
Artist:S. A. Kozlov.
The sculptor: Computer simulation.
Information from: the Bank of Russia