The coin is round. The edge of the coin is plain. Surface of the coins is oxidized.
The obverse has: at the bottom – a relief effigy of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center – at the background of a starry sky there is an image of a boy and a girl holding an opened book; beneath – year of issue; inscriptions along the rim: at the top – “РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ” (REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom – “ДВАЦЦАЦЬ РУБЛЁЎ” (TWENTY ROUBLES).
The reverse has: at the top – ornamental composition, based on traditional Belarussian ornament with an inset of artificial transparent crystal of orange colour, in the left–hand part – an image of Belarussian landscape, a castle, a peasant house; in the right–hand part – an image of Symon playing the violin; at the bottom along the rim – inscription “СЫМОН–МУЗЫКА” (SYMON THE MUSICIAN).