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: "3 RUBLES", year: "2022".
on the mirror field of the disc - a relief image of the stele "Friendship of the peoples of Karachay-Cherkessia" against the background of a stylized image of the Elbrus peaks; on the right - the coat of arms of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic; at the top along the edge - the inscription: "KARACHAYEVO-CHERKESS REPUBLIC", on the left - the inscription: "100 YEARS".
The Karachay-Cherkess Autonomous Region was formed on January 12, 1922. By the law of the RSFSR of July 3, 1991, it was transformed into the Karachay-Cherkess Soviet Socialist Republic as part of the RSFSR. In December 1992, it was renamed the Karachay-Cherkess Republic. Located in the foothills of the northwestern Caucasus. The administrative center is the city of Cherkessk. Most of the territory of the republic is occupied by mountains (about 80%). On the border with Kabardino-Balkaria is the highest peak of the Caucasus - Elbrus. The republic is rich in water resources. There are about 130 alpine lakes of glacial origin, many mountain waterfalls. 172 small and large rivers flow through the territory of the republic. The republic has built and operates a system of the Big Stavropol Canal, which is a source of water supply for the Stavropol Territory. There are large reserves of medicinally valuable mineral waters such as "Narzan" and thermal springs.
Artists: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse), O. G. Shepel (reverse). Sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse), O. G. Shepel (reverse).