Coin Maloyaroslaveckij battle

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1411 55.1/19 5712-0005

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

Russian troops headed by Field Marshal Kutuzov, 19 October 1812 moved in the direction of Maloyaroslavets where rushed to the remnants of Napoleon's troops, who had hoped for a successful retreat to Kaluga and further west on the countryside is not plundered.

October 24 in the town of Maloyaroslavets bloody battle erupted between the forces of Russian and French. Eighth time the city was in the hands of the enemy and successfully fought off the soldiers of the Russian army.

Remains of Napoleonic forces failed to break into the Kaluga tract to areas rich in food supplies. Bonaparte's army was forced to flee Russia for its plunder of Smolensk same path. Now the military initiative is firmly kept in the hands of the Russian command.

Napoleon clearly realized the collapse of their plans of conquest and tried by all means to evade any clashes that are imposed to him the Russian army.

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 at the top: "МАЛОЯРОСЛАВЕЦКОЕ СРАЖЕНИЕ", at the bottom: "ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1812 ГОДА".

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Circulation

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