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 "2013" on the left a Laurel branch, right to oak. Bottom right there is a sign of the Saint-Petersburg mint
(consists of letters "СПМД".The reverse of the coin
depicts in the middle the coat of arms of Arkhangelsk, 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 "АРХАНГЕЛЬСК"
Artist: A. A. Brynza, the stamps made with the use of computer technology. The coin was issued on 2 September 2013.
Arkhangelsk is the administrative center of Arkhangelsk oblast, is situated at the mouth of the Northern Dvina river near the White sea coast. Before the founding of St. Petersburg was the only seaport of Russia, and during later wars played an important role in the supply of the army and the home front from the North. The title "City of military glory" has received 5 December 2009 for the courage, fortitude and mass heroism its defenders showed in the fight 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.