Coin The battle at Vyazma

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1412 55.1/23 5712-0004

Authors

Художник аверса E. V. Kramskaya
Sculptor A. I. Molostov
Художник реверса L. A. Evdokimova

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date August 14, 2012
Weight 6 г .
Diameter 25 мм .
Thickness 1.8 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series Battles and significant events the war of 1812 and foreign campaigns of the Russian Army 1813-1814
Denomination 5
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Nickel Plated Steel
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed with smooth sections (12 sections on the 5 reefs)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Kutuzov drove Napoleon out of Russia in the burned and devastated Smolensk path:

  • from behind the French were pressing Cossacks Platov;
  • in a southerly direction, parallel to the enemy transports, moved four corps led by General Miloradovich and guerrillas, commanded by Denis Davydov and Ozherovsky;
  • north controlled the movement of the French forces under the command of Kutuzov and Volkonsky.

The soldiers of the Emperor Bonaparte had no option but to move away for a limited corridor into which they drove Golenishtchev Field Marshal Kutuzov. From the hardships of the hungry escape dying horses, wagons with artillery were thrown on the road, the soldiers froze and died.

Third force in November 1812 Ataman Platov, and General Miloradovich went on the attack on the French rearguard east of Vyazma. The remains of the regiments commanded by Davoust, a miracle could come to Vyazma, but stay there they failed. The evening of November 3 Russian completely seized Vyazma, Burning Fire, hosted by the French.

Obverse description

In the center - the denomination of the coin in two lines: "5 РУБЛЕЙ", below - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", under it - the year of issue "2012", the left and right - the stylized branch plants, right at the edge - the trademark of the coin yard.

Reverse description

In the center - the relief image of the monument to the heroes of the Patriotic War of 1812, along the edge along the rim - inscriptions, separated by two points, the top of the "БОЙ ПРИ ВЯЗЬМЕ" at the bottom: "ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1812 ГОДА".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2012 5,000,000 - Unknown