Coin 200th anniversary of Russia's victory in the Patriotic War of 1812

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1390 55.02/17 5714-0017

Authors

Artist S. V. Sutyagin
Sculptor A. A. Dolgopolova

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date September 17, 2012
Weight 5.63 г .
Diameter 22 мм .
Thickness 2.2 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series 200th anniversary of Russia's victory in the Patriotic War of 1812
Denomination 10
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Brass plated Steel
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribber with smooth sections (6 sections 5 and 6 of the reef sections 7 riffs, interspersed with smooth sections 12)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Remarkable 2012. Celebrated two hundred years the greatest Russian victory over Napoleon people. How did the two hundred thousandth of the Russian army succeeded in just six months to defeat three times superior enemy forces? By the time Napoleon was subjected to the whole of Europe.

Napoleon's attack caught the Russian army by surprise and because they were forced to retreat to Moscow. Connection armies under the command of Barclay de Tolly and Bagration P. occurred near Smolensk. Already in this fight Russian soldiers caused considerable damage to the French.

Next, it becomes general, the battle of Borodino, showed courage, heroism and fortitude of the Russian soldiers. French losses were significant, but their numerical superiority over the Russian was still huge. Commander M. Kutuzov was forced to surrender to the enemy to Moscow. However, this is a tragic event for the Russian army and became Napoleon's fatal.

Throughout the occupied territories was an active guerrilla warfare. The civilian population in every way hinder the enemy, hiding food and fodder, often burning the whole estate, harrying the French surprise attack. The war has turned into a national.

The expulsion of the Napoleonic troops took place on the already devastated area. The final defeat of the French army took place in the battle of the Berezina River, Russia left only about 30 thousand Frenchmen. Russian unconditional victory. It was unbelievable, inconceivable, but it is possible only through the unity of all the people, and courage of the Russian people.

Obverse description

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 "2012" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

In the center - the image of the Triumphal Arch in Moscow, at the bottom along the rim - the inscription: "ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1812 ГОДА".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2012 10,000,000 - Unknown