|Artist||A. A. Brynza|
|Period||Russian Federation (1997-...)|
|Release date||September 25, 2013|
|Weight||5.63 г .|
|Diameter||22 мм .|
|Thickness||2.2 мм .|
|Series||Cities of Military Glory|
|Metal||Brass plated Steel|
|Edge||Ribber with smooth sections (6 sections 5 and 6 of the reef sections 7 riffs, interspersed with smooth sections 12)|
"City of Military Glory" - an honorary title conferred Kozelsk - the most ancient city in the Kaluga region.
On the square is a memorial stone cross as a remembrance of the heroism at the Battle with Khan Batu. Back in 1238 the city's defenders seven weeks kept the defense against the Tatars troops, killing 4000 soldiers. After capturing the city, Batu Khan gave orders to kill all the survivor population, not sparing neither women nor children.
Kozelsk had serious help in the fight against the Nazis for the capital, holding an impressive force invaders during Kaluga offensive. In 1941, he was on the way of following the army group "Center". Despite the brave defense, the eighth in October Nazi occupiers blew up a bridge on the river Zhizdra and entered the ruined city. After 81 days, the Soviet army liberated the city from the occupation during the counter-offensive near Moscow.
Guards missile division stationed in Kozelsk, and now stands on the protection of civilian life in the country.
In the center - the denomination of the coin "10 РУБЛЕЙ". Inside of the figure "0" - hidden, visible by turns on changing angle of view of the image numbers "10" and the inscription "РУБ". In the circle along the rim - the inscription at the top: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - the date "2013" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.
Coat of arms of the city of Kozelsk, above it, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom, along the rim - the inscription: "КОЗЕЛЬСК".