on the mirror field of the disc - a relief image of the State Emblem of the Russian Federation, above it along the edge - an inscription in a semicircle: "RUSSIAN FEDERATION", framed on both sides by double rhombuses, below the emblem: on the left - designations of precious metal and alloy samples, on the right - the content of chemically pure metal and the mint trademark, at the bottom in the center in three lines - the inscription: "BANK OF RUSSIA", coin denomination: "2 RUBLES", year of issue: "2020".
on the mirror field of the disk - a relief portrait of I.A. Bunin against the background of contour images of trees; to the right of the portrait - a relief image of an apple tree branch; below - a facsimile of the writer's signature and the years of his life: "1870" and "1953". Images provided by the Budgetary Institution of Culture of the Oryol Region “Oryol United State Literary Museum of I.S. Turgenev "(BUKOO" OGLMT ").
Ivan Alekseevich Bunin (1870-1953) - writer, poet and translator. The first Russian writer to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. He made his debut in print with the poem "Over the grave of Nadson", published in the newspaper "Rodina" on February 22, 1887. In 1891, as a supplement to the newspaper "Orlovsky Vestnik", Bunin's first book, "Poems of 1887-1891", was published. At the beginning of 1901, a collection of poetry "Falling Leaves" was published, which brought the author, in 1903, along with the translation of G. Longfellow's poem "The Song of Hiawatha", the Pushkin Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In the fall of 1909, the Academy of Sciences awarded. I.A. Bunin the second Pushkin Prize and elected him an honorary academician, but the novel "Village", published in 1910, brought him genuine and widespread fame. The October Revolution of 1917 I.A. Bunin categorically did not accept, in May 1918, together with his wife, he left Moscow for Odessa, and in 1920 - for Paris. A monument to I.A. Bunin's revolutionary diary "Cursed Days", published in exile, remained. In emigration, only one proper poetry collection by Bunin - "Selected Poems" was published, but ten new books of prose were written, including "The Rose of Jericho", "Mitya's Love", "Sunstroke". In 1927-1933, Bunin worked on his largest work, the novel The Life of Arseniev. In 1933, the writer was awarded the Nobel Prize "for his true artistic talent, with which he recreated the typical Russian character in fiction."
Artists: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse), A.A. Brynza (reverse). Sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse), A.N. Bessonov (reverse). Minting: St. Petersburg Mint (SPMD). Edge design: 195 corrugations.