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 "2009", at the left a Laurel branch, right to oak.The reverse of the coin
depicted in the foreground of the Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) to the St. Sophia Cathedral, followed by the Volkhov river and Humpback bridge. At the top is placed the coat of arms of Novgorod. On the yellow ring at the top circumference has a recessed inscription "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ" the bottom convex inscription "ВЕЛИКИЙ НОВГОРОД"between the two triangular cutouts.
Artist - A. D. schablykin, the sculptor A. A. Dolgopolova. The coin is issued on 3 August 2009.
Veliky Novgorod is one of the most ancient cities of Russia, has recently celebrated its 1150th anniversary. According to legend, it was founded the old Russian state, which was ruled by Rurik (according to other sources the capital to Novgorod was moved a little later). Since then, the city becomes one of the most important political centers of Russia, and in the period of disunity, there emerged a Republic governed by popular Assembly - Veche. To have survived the majestic walls of the Kremlin (Detinets), Yaroslav's court, the oldest Church in Russia - St. Sophia Cathedral, as well as 5 monasteries and numerous churches in the old Russian style.
There are a variety of coins with the mark of the Moscow mint