|The obverse of the coin features a period representation of the building of Matica slovenská in Martin and its first statutes from 1863. The central part of the coin shows the coat of arms of the Slovak Republic, and below that the country name “SLOVENSKO” and the year “2013”. Along the right edge is the face value of the coin “10 EURO” written in two lines. To the left there is the mintmark of the Kremnica Mint, “MK”, and the stylised initials of the coin’s designer Karol Ličko, “KL”.|
The design on the reverse side portrays the first leading representatives of Matica slovenská: chairman Štefan Moyzes and deputy chairmen Karol Kuzmány and Ján Francisci. The upper part of the design includes the founding year of Matica slovenská, “1863”, and the text “ZALOŽENIE MATICE SLOVENSKEJ” (Founding of Matica slovenská) in three lines.