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 is a mark of the Moscow mint
(consists of letters "ММД". 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 "2008", at the left a Laurel branch, right to oak.The reverse of the coin
depicts the panorama of the historical streets of Azov from the height of bird flight. Top left is placed the emblem of the city. On the yellow ring at the top circumference has a recessed inscription "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ" the bottom convex inscription "АЗОВ"between the two triangular cutouts.
Artist - A. D. schablykin, sculptor, E. I. Novikova. The coin is issued on 1 November 2008.
Azov is located near Rostov-on-don, near the shore of Taganrog Bay of the Azov sea, has a thousand years of history. Some evidence suggest a date of its first centuries of our era. Originally called Tana, Azak then, and after joining Russia in the second half of the seventeenth century received its present name. There remained the fortress of Peter's time, and the historic center reflects the pre-revolutionary era.
There are a variety of coins with the sign of the Saint-Petersburg mint