The coin is round. On the front and back sides there is a rim along the circumference. The coin’s edge is reeded.
At the top — a relief image of the State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus; in the center of the coin within the circle – the image of a fragment of the four-faced reversible belt produced by the manufactory of Slutsk (1760(1762)–1776) and exhibited in the Museum of Ancient Belarusian Culture (on a silver coin the belt’s fragment is reproduced with the help of pad-printing technique); at the top along the rim an inscription: РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); on the left – the year of issue, on the right – alloy standard (on a silver coin) and artistic element (on a copper-nickel one), on the bottom – denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on a silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on a copper-nickel one.
On the left - a circle inscription: СЛУЦКІЯ ПАЯСЫ. ТКАЦТВА (THE BELTS OF SLUTSK. WEAVING); on the left – the image of a merchant’s figure, symbolizing trade communications of the city of Slutsk, on the right – the ornamental design consisting from the arms of Slutsk, a weaver behind the weaving loom, producing traditional textile belts, and images of the town ( as a symbol of the developed center of the manufacturing production).