The obverse of the coin carries an image of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania (Vytis) in the centre with the inscription LIETUVA under it. Below is the year of issue. The coin has a rim, the inner side of which is plain.
The reverse shows the number 1 on the right side. To the left of the number is a square ornament with triangle tulips on each angle. In the centre of the pattern, the symbol of "the pillars of Gediminas" is placed. In the bottom part of the coin the word CENTAS is positioned symmetrically to the vertical axis of the coin. The coin has a rim, the inner side of which is plain.
Specifications: diameter — 18.75 mm; thickness — 1.30 mm; weight — 0.83 g.
The edge of the coin is plain.
The designer of the coin is sculptor Petras Garška.
The coin was minted at the state enterprise Lithuanian Mint
Issued in 1991.