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 "2011" on the left a Laurel branch, right to oak.The reverse of the coin
depicts the main attractions of Yelets ascension Cathedral and water tower. Top right 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 "ЕЛЕЦ"between the two triangular cutouts.
Artist S. V. Sutyagin, sculptor - A. D. Bessonov. The coin is issued on 1 March 2011.
Yelets is located in Lipetsk region on the highway M-4 "don" and a population of over 100 thousand inhabitants. The historic centre has kept the look of the XIX century, with its narrow streets winding up steep hills, old merchant houses, temples.