The coin is round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge is milled.
in the centre - the relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, over it along the rim - the semicircular inscription: "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" (THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION), below under the coat of arms, in two lines - the denomination of the coin: "25 РУБЛЕЙ" (25 RUBLES) and the year of issue: "2011 г." (2011), to the right - the trade mark of the Saint Petersburg Mint.
The reverse: in the central part of the disc against the background of a mountain - the horizontal inscription: "sochi.ru", under it on the section of the shade cast by the mountain - the date: "2014" and five Olympic rings.
The edge: 180 corrugations.