In the centre, against the background of stylised rays of light a stylised image of the silhouette of John Paul II climbing stairs. At the bottom, against the background of a fragmentof the silhouette of the Pope, inscription: Totus/Tuus. On the left-hand side, at the bottom, semicircular inscription: 20 ZŁ. On the left-hand side, an image of the Eagle established as the State Emblem of the Republic of Poland. Above the Eagle, notation of the year of issue: 2011. At the top, semicircular inscription: RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA (Republic of Poland). The Mint's mark, MW, under the Eagle's left leg.
In the centre, against the background of the stylised image of a fragment of the globe, a stylised image of John Paul II raising his hand in a greeting gesture. In the rim, in an isolated area, inscription: BEATYFIKACJA JANA PAWŁA II (Beatyfikacja Jana Pawła II), and after a separating star, inscription: 1 V 2011