The obverse: the features a wheel of steam locomotive, with the inscription 1 LATS in its semi-circled upper part. In the lower part beneath the wheel, there are inscriptions LATVIJAS REPUBLIKA, slightly on the left, and the year 2011, slightly on the right, each arranged in a semicircle.
The reverse: an image of steam locomotive is placed in the centre. Below it, there is the inscription DZELZCEĻŠ LATVIJĀ 1860 (Railway in Latvia), arranged in a semicircle. The central field is surrounded by a plain dotted area.