Coin General of Infantry D. S. Dokhturov

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1398 55.3/11 5710-0008

Authors

Художник аверса A. V. Baklanov
Художник реверса A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor E. A. Tolzin

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date September 30, 2012
Weight 5 г .
Diameter 23 мм .
Thickness 1.8 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series The generals and heroes of the Patriotic War of 1812
Denomination 2
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Nickel Plated Steel
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribber with smooth sections (Corrugations 84, divided into 12 equal portions, alternating with areas 12 smooth)
Shape Round

Detailed description

The military campaign in 1812 Infantry Major General 53 years Dmitry Dokhturov entered the post of commander of the 6th Corps of the First Russian Army Corps. The French managed to cut its connection from the main force, but the Russian team was able to break through the encirclement and withdraw from the ring of his soldiers.

Major General of Infantry Dokhturov was very respected in the army. His well appreciated both for their courage and bravery, and for the attention and human attitude to the soldiers. For "his doctors are" each of them is able to fight to win. Although outwardly Dmitry did not fit the image of a romantic hero, he had a slight increase, was overweight and in poor health, this man could always count, he had great strength of spirit.

DS Dokhturov organized the defense of Smolensk, after the bloody battle of his men to cover the retreat of the First Army. In the battle of Borodino, Major-General led the Russian troops in the center of the front, and when Bagration was severely wounded, Dokhturov assumed the command of the left and the front wing.

Trembling after Bagrationovskom injured troops Dmitry managed to tidy up your hard, without the hassle of command, calm and even good-natured kind. By example, he encouraged the soldiers, led them to the attack, led by fire. horse was killed under him, and the other wounded. In the battle General Dokhturov scored unparalleled courage and surprised everyone with imperturbable calm. After the famous battle of Borodino Kutuzov commander in chief said Ivan Sergeyevich: "Let me hug you, hero!".

6 housing DS Dokhturov owned and exceptional service in the battle of Maloyaroslavets. Together with General Rajewski they forced Napoleon to go ravaged Smolensk road, not allowing the French to enter the rich Kaluga tract.

Obverse description

In the center - the denomination of the coin in two lines: "2 РУБЛЯ", 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

Bust relief portrait D. S. Dokhturov in military uniform, from the bottom edge of a broad belt - the inscription: "Д. С. ДОХТУРОВ".

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Circulation

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