Bank of Russia. Reverse. The 500-ruble banknote is printed on high-quality cotton paper of a light-violet hue. The protective fibres of light-green, red and violet colours are chaotically embedded in the paper. The vertical security thread with repeated text seen in the transparent light is embedded in the paper. The banknote has local watermarks in the left and right coupon fields. The front of the banknote depicts the monument to Peter the Great and sailing ship in the port of Arkhangelsk. On the back of the banknote there is Solovetsky monastery. Predominant colours of the banknote are violet and blue. The emblem of the Bank of Russia is made with optically-variable ink (OVI). The banknote possesses several machine-readable security features. On the front of the note there are two serial numbers that consist of two letters indicating the series followed by seven digits.