The coin has the shape of a circle, on the front and back sides there is a rim along the circumference. The edge of the coin bears an inscription: "СТАЛІЦЫ КРАІН ЕўрАзЭС" (CAPITALS OF EurAsEC COUNTRIES).
At the top - a relief image of the State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus; in the center – a symbol of EurAsEC and an inscription: ЕўрАзЭС (EurAsEC); circle inscription at the top: "РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ" (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom - "ДВАЦЦАЦЬ РУБЛЁЎ (TWENTY ROUBLES) on the silver coin and "АДЗIН РУБЕЛЬ" (ONE ROUBLE) on the copper-nickel one, alloy standard (on the silver coin).
is divided into two semicircles. The right–hand semicircle includes the images of the buildings located in the historical part of the city: Minsk City Hall, Minsk Cathedral of Holy Spirit, Troitskoye district, and the symbol of peace – a flying dove. The left–hand semicircle includes the collage representing residential buildings, the National Library of the Republic of Belarus, and silhouettes of people and of the monument to F. Skorina. At the top - a relief image of the municipal arms of Minsk; and below – an inscription: МІНСК (MINSK).