Embossing is produced on the workpiece consisting of two metals: brass ring, inside which is inserted a copper-Nickel disk. The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping.The obverse of the coin
in the middle of two lines with specified amount (the number "10" underneath the word "РУБЛЕЙ" below there is a sign of the Saint-Petersburg mint
(consists of letters "СПМД". Inside the figure "0" alternately when changing the angle of inclination can be seen the number "10" and the word "РУБ" On a circle above the inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" at the bottom the year of issue "2002", on the left a Laurel branch, right to oak.The reverse of the coin
in the foreground is the fountain of a medicinal spring, on the back of the Cathedral of the resurrection and bell tower. At the top of the arms of the city of Staraya Russa. On the yellow ring at the top circumference has a recessed inscription "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ" the bottom convex inscription "СТАРАЯ РУССА"between the two triangular cutouts.
Artist - A. S. Kunats, the sculptor A. A. Dolgopolova. The coin is issued on 27 June 2002.
Located in Staraya Russa the Novgorod region 100 km South of Veliky Novgorod. The city at all times been famous for the healing springs, there now is a resort. On the site of the resurrection Cathedral there was once a powerful wooden Kremlin that protected Novgorod from invasions from the South. Staraya Russa is second on birch bark found (after Great Novgorod).