The coin is made on a steel billet with thin brass electroplating. 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". 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. Bottom right there is a sign of the Saint-Petersburg mint
(consists of letters "СПМД".On the coin reverse
in the middle the emblem of the city Yelnya, over it along the edging has a stylized semi-circular sash with a depressed inscription - "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ" Below in a semicircle the name of the city "ЕЛЬНЯ"
Artist: A. A. Brynza, the stamps made with the use of computer technology. The coin was released November 1, 2011.
Yelnya is a town in the Smolensk region, which became the first town liberated by the Soviet during the great Patriotic war, it was September 6, 1941, but soon he was back in the zone of occupation. The title "City of military glory" received October 8, 2007 for the courage, steadfastness and mass heroism the defenders of the city in the struggle for freedom and independence of the Fatherland.
The title was approved by presidential decree of December 1, 2006. In the cities, awarded with the title set of the stele, decorated in the same style (the post with the emblem of Russia at the top) with some differences in the base.