Coin General of Infantry P. I. Bagration
|Художник аверса||A. V. Baklanov|
|Художник реверса||A. D. Schablykin|
|Sculptor||F. S. Andronov|
|Period||Russian Federation (1997-...)|
|Release date||September 3, 2012|
|Weight||5 г .|
|Diameter||23 мм .|
|Thickness||1.8 мм .|
|Series||The generals and heroes of the Patriotic War of 1812|
|Metal||Nickel Plated Steel|
|Edge||Ribber with smooth sections (Corrugations 84, divided into 12 equal portions, alternating with areas 12 smooth)|
General infantry Bagration commanded the second Russian army, located in Grodno, when Bonaparte's troops violated the Russian border.
Impending enemy managed to cut Bagrationovsky army from the main forces. Bagrationovtsy, leading a rearguard battle, were forced to go to a reunion with shelves Barclay de Tolly. After completing a complicated crossing of the Dnieper, the troops of Bagration and Barclay de Tolly was able to connect in Smolensk, after which they were waiting for the great battle of Borodino.
Russian soldier tradition - before the decisive battle dress in clean, wear a dress uniform and decorations, going to fight like the last time - and has been sustained in the battle of Borodino. Exactly Bagration appeared in front of his soldiers. The Battle of Borodino was the most important and the last for him.
The troops under the command of the left flank of Bagration managed to repulse all attacks of the enemy, but the most general of infantry could not be saved: he was seriously injured leg. Amputate the injured leg Pyotr consent is not given, and seventeen days, died because of the complicated by gangrene. Heroic commander was forty-seven years.
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.
Bust relief portrait of P. I. Bagration in military uniform, from the bottom edge of a broad belt - the inscription: "П. И. БАГРАТИОН".