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 "2002", on the left a Laurel branch, right to oak.The reverse of the coin
depicts emblem of Armed forces of the Russian Federation. The yellow ring along the circumference clockwise the inscription (starting at bottom): "ВООРУЖЕННЫЕ СИЛЫ РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ"(the beginning and the end of the label separated by a dot).
Artists - A. V. Baklanov, E. V. Kramskaya, the sculptor - V. I. Markov.
The coin is issued on 6 September 2002 in honor of 200-anniversary of the formation of the first Russian ministries. From established on 8 September 1802 by decree of Alexander I of eight ministries to have survived 7 (Ministry of marine forces entered the Armed forces), others have changed only the names. They added many others, which previously was not.
The armed forces of the Russian Federation aimed at the reflection of external aggression from other States, commander in chief is the President of Russia. Also, the command is carried out by the Ministry of defence and the chief of the General staff. The number of members of the organization is in second place in the world (trailing the U.S. army), and in some characteristics superior to all the rest of the army. The predecessor had two ministries - military land and naval forces, which were then transformed into the USSR armed forces. The armed forces of the Russian Federation established on 7 may 1992.