The metal alms^box consists of a container and a lid.
The cylindrical container bears an ininscription, and reads:
תלמוד תורה## כנגד כולם
"Studying the Torah## against everything"
The lid is rond and raised attached to the container by hinges. It is closed by a lock. At its top is a widening slit. A handle is attached to the container and the lid.