Coin Battle of Paris

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1417 55.1/26 5712-0010

Authors

Художник аверса E. V. Kramskaya
Художник реверса L. A. Evdokimova
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date September 26, 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

25 March 1814 The sixth anti-French coalition forces tried to capture Paris. This attempt did not become a surprise for Napoleon, but he was at Saint-Dizier and do not have time in the capital in time.

Paris stood firm defense in anticipation of the emperor, but, hoping to prevent the destruction of the city, Marmont Marshal ordered to surrender the capital. On the last day of March, 1814 under the text of the capitulation of Paris appropriate signatures have been delivered. Guardsmen Prussia and Russia, led by the Emperor Alexander I, solemnly entered the French capital.

The news of the surrender of the capital city Napoleon was on the outskirts of the outskirts of Paris. He hoped to continue the fight, but did not get support even from the marshal's entourage. Emperor Bonaparte was forced to 6th April 1814 to declare on his own abdication and renounced his heirs. As a result, on April 20th Bonaparte was sent to prison a link to the Mediterranean island of Elba.

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 allegory. "The conquest of Paris 1814" medallion with F. P. Tolstoy, along the edge along the rim - inscriptions, separated by two points, the top of the "ВЗЯТИЕ ПАРИЖА", at the bottom: "ЗАРУБЕЖНЫЕ ПОХОДЫ РУССКОЙ АРМИИИ 1813-1814 ГОДОВ".

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Circulation

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