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 "2008", at the left a Laurel branch, right to oak.The reverse of the coin
depicts the coat of arms of the Astrakhan region. The yellow ring along the circumference are the inscriptions: at the top, clockwise: "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" bottom counter - clockwise "АСТРАХАНСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ"(labels separated by dots).
Artist - A. D. schablykin, the sculptor E. A. tolzin. The coin is issued on 1 April 2008.
Astrakhan oblast is located in the South of Russia, bordered by the Volgograd region and Kalmykia, and with Kazakhstan. Was established on December 27, 1943, the administrative center - the city of Astrakhan. The territory lies in a zone of semi-deserts in the lower reaches of the Volga. The Volga Delta at the confluence into the Caspian sea forms over hundreds of narrow wetland sleeves. On the shores breeds a huge number of birds, and the sleeves abound with fish, which attracts lovers of fishing.
There are a variety of coins with the sign of the Saint-Petersburg mint