Coin Cavalry General L. L. Bennigsen
|Художник аверса||A. V. Baklanov|
|Художник реверса||A. D. Schablykin|
|Sculptor||V. B. Ananyin|
|Period||Russian Federation (1997-...)|
|Release date||September 30, 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)|
At the beginning of the military events of 1812 general of cavalry Leonty Leontievich Bennigsen turned 67. A German by birth, born in Hanover, he enlisted in 1773 to serve in the Russian Empire.
During the 1812 campaign Bennigsen was identified as chief of the Main Staff, who commanded MI Kutuzov. Cavalry General took part in the battle of Borodino. In the course of the military council in Fili Leonty L. insisted on the additional general battle near Moscow. However, Field Marshal Kutuzov, perhaps Russian soldiers came to a different decision. Disagreement between Bennigsen and MI Kutuzov was Bennigsen cause for dismissal from the staff duties.
In the battle of Tarutino cavalry general he was wounded. In 1813th, a year later, he was back in the ranks, fought at Dresden and Leipzig. The retired army general came only seventy-three years, in 1818, the year.
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 L. L. Bennigsen in military uniform, from the bottom edge of a broad belt - the inscription: "Л. Л. БЕННИГСЕН".