Obverse : the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia is depicted. In the centre of the coat of arms there is a shield. The coats of arms of the Armenian historical kingdoms are made with the gilding on the shield. Between the linear circle and the edge of the field there is a round inscription “Republic of Armenia “ in Armenian and below is the year of issue ”2008” .
Reverse: the symbol of the Central bank of Armenia is made with the gilding. In the centre of the symbol the sign of the national currency – dram – is depicted, and at the bottom there is a face value “5000 dram” in Armenian. Between the linear circle and the edge of the coin there is a round inscription “15 Anniversary of the national currency” in Armenian. The coin is framed on both sides with salient edging along its perimeter.
Description of obverse and reverse