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 is corrugated. The surface of the coin is oxidized
Within a circle geometric ornament – a relief image of the State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus; in the center – a solar sign consisting of octagonal geometrical figure with elements of a rhombic decor symbolizing solar rays; below – the year of coinage, on the silver coin – alloy standard;circle inscription – at the top: " РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ " (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom: " ДВАЦЦАЦЬ РУБЛЁЎ " (TWENTY ROUBLES) on the silver coin and "АД3IН РУБЕЛЬ" (ONE ROUBLE) on the copper–nickel one.
In the center within a framing of columns – a relief image of bliny (pancakes), an essential attribute of Maslenitsa celebrations, below – a clay pot filled with sour cream and a wooden spoon therein; at the top – a relief image of the sun and snowflakes symbolizing the meeting of winter and spring (the center of the sun on the silver coin is inlaid with a synthetic crystal of yellow color); in the left–hand and in the right–hand parts – relief elements of Belarussian national ornament; at the bottom – circle inscription: "МАСЛЕНІЦА" (MASLENITSA).