in the center of the disc - the indication of the face value of the coin "10 РУБЛЕЙ" (10 RUBLES). Inside of the figure "0" - hidden pictures of the figure "10" and of the inscription "РУБ" (RUB) visible by turns on changing angle of vision. Along the rim - circular inscriptions, on top: "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA), on bottom - the date: "2012", to the left - the stylized image of a laurel branch, to the right - of the oak one.
the coat of arms of the City of Rostov-on-Don, over it, on a ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", (TOWNS OF MARTIAL GLORY), below - the inscription along the rim: "РОСТОВ-НА-ДОНУ" (ROSTOV-ON-DON).
The artist: A.A. Brynza.
The sculptor: A.N. Bessonov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 6 sections with 5 corrugations and 6 sections with 7 corrugations alternated with 12 smooth sections.