On the obverse is the head of the ruler in profile, on the left. Below is the engraver’s mark: TASSET. Text flows around: МИЛАН М. ОБРЕНОВИЋ IV. КЊАЗ СРПСКИ. Everything is in a “pearl” circle. On the reverse, in the middle: 50 / ПАРА / 1879, in an open wreath of laurel and oak leaves, with a crown on top. All together in a “pearl” circle, while the rim is notched.