Coin Specifications

Region: Russia  
Denomination: 2R  
Diameter: 23 (mm)  

Coin Metal Composition:

Steel [94%] 4.7 (g)
Copper [3.8%] 0.19 (g)
Nickel ( 2.2% ) 0.11 (g)
Total Mass: 5 (g)

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2 Roubles - 200th Anniv. of the Patriotic War of 1812

Russia 2012 2 Roubles Coin Description

Russia 2012 MMD Russia Osterman-Tolstoy ( 2R ) - Obverse
Russia 2012 MMD Russia Osterman-Tolstoy ( 2R ) - Reverse

Coin Mass: 5 GRAMS    [View Coin Metal Melt Value]
Diameter: 23 (mm)
Mint Year: 2012
Mint Mark: MMD
Coin Name: Russia Osterman-Tolstoy
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Years Minted: 2012
Mint Marks:
Denomination: 2R
Obverse Design: MIXED
Obverse Designer: MIXED
Reverse Design: Denomination, ornament. 2 РУБЛЯ БАНК РОССИИ 2012
Reverse Designer: A. V. Baklanov, F. S. Andronov
200th Anniversary of the Victory in Patriotic War of 1812 - Military Leaders and Heroes Series - Field Marshal Barclay de Tolly

Country: Russia
Year: 2012
Value: 2 Roubles (2 RUB = 0.06 USD)
Metal: Nickel plated Steel
Weight: 5 g
Diameter: 23 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Engravers: MIXED (obverse) A. V. Baklanov, A. I. Molostov (reverse)
Shape: Round
Orientation: Medal alignment ↑↑

Obverse: MIXED
Lettering: MIXED
Reverse: Denomination, ornament.
Lettering: 2 РУБЛЯ БАНК РОССИИ 2012
Edge: Segmented reeding


Coin set, 2 roubles 2012, Russia, Warlords, 16 coins

1. M.I. Kutuzov, Field Marshal

2 roubles 2012 Russia Kutuzov, MMD
Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov (Russian: князь Михаил Илларионович Голенищев-Кутузов; 16 September [O.S. 5 September] 1745 – 28 April [O.S. 16 April] 1813) was a Field Marshal of the Russian Empire. He served as one of the finest military officers and diplomats of Russia under the reign of three Romanov Tsars: Catherine II, Paul I and Alexander I. His military career was closely associated with the rising period of Russia from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 19th century. Kutuzov contributed much to the military history of Russia and is considered to have been one of the best Russian generals under the reign of Catherine II. He took part in the suppression of the Bar Confederation's uprising, in three of the Russo-Turkish Wars and in the Napoleonic War, including two major battles at Austerlitz and the battle of Borodino.

2. M.B. Barclay de Tolly, Field Marshal

Russia, 2 roubles 2012 Barclay de Tolly, MMD
Prince Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (27 December [O.S. 16 December] 1761 – 26 May [O.S. 14 May] 1818), was a Russian Field Marshal and Minister of War during Napoleon's invasion in 1812 and War of the Sixth Coalition.

3. P.I. Bagration, General of Infantry

2 roubles 2012 Russia Bagration, MMD
Prince Pyotr Ivanovich Bagration was a general of the Russian army. He was a descendant of the Georgian royal family of the Bagrations.

4. L.L. Bennigsen, General of Cavalry

2 roubles 2012 Russia Bennigsen, MMD
Levin August Gottlieb Theophil (Russian: Leonty Leontyevich), Count von Bennigsen (10 February 1745 in Braunschweig – 3 December 1826 in Banteln) was a German general in the service of the Russian Empire.

5. P.H. Wittgenstein, Field Marshal

2 roubles 2012 Russia Wittgenstein, MMD
Ludwig Adolph Peter, Prince Wittgenstein (Pyotr Khristianovich Vitgenshtein) (German: Ludwig Adolph Peter Fürst zu Sayn-Wittgenstein) (17 January (6 January) 1769, Pereiaslav – 11 June 1843, Lemberg, Austrian Empire) was a Russian Field Marshal distinguished for his services in the Napoleonic wars.

6. D.V. Davydov, Lieutenant-General

2 roubles 2012 Russia Davydov, MMD
Denis Vasilyevich Davydov (Russian: Денис Васильевич Давыдов; 27 July [O.S. 16 July] 1784 – 4 May [O.S. 22 April] 1839) was a Russian soldier-poet of the Napoleonic Wars who invented a specific genre – hussar poetry noted for its hedonism and bravado – and spectacularly designed his own life to illustrate such poetry.

7. D.S. Dokhturov, General of Infantry

2 roubles 2012 Russia Dokhturov, MMD
Dmitry Sergeyevich Dokhturov (Russian: Дмитрий Сергеевич Дохтуров) (1756 - November 14(26), 1816, Moscow) was a Russian Infantry General and a prominent military leader during the Patriotic War of 1812. During the War of the Third Coalition, Dokhturov commanded the first column in the battle of Austerlitz, which he was able to extricate from the French envolopment at Pratzen. During the War of the Fourth Coalition, Dokhturov fought at Eylau and Friedland. Promoted to General of Infantry in 1810, at Borodino he commanded in the center of the Russian line and after Pyotr Bagration was mortally wounded, he commanded the left flank.

8. N.A. Durova, Staff-Captain

2 roubles 2012 Russia Durova, MMD
Nadezhda Andreyevna Durova (Russian: Надежда Андреевна Дурова) (September 17, 1783 – March 21, 1866), also known as Alexander Durov, Alexander Sokolov and Alexander Andreevich Alexandrov, was a woman who, while disguised as a man, became a decorated soldier in the Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic wars. She was the first known female officer in the Russian military. Her memoir, The Cavalry Maiden, is a significant document of its era because few junior officers of the Napoleonic wars published their experiences, and because it is one of the earliest autobiographies in the Russian language.

9. A.P. Ermolov, General of Infantry

2 roubles 2012 Russia Ermolov, MMD
Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov (Алексей Петрович Ермолов), or Ermolov (4 June [O.S. 24 May] 1777 - 23 April [O.S. 11 April] 1861), was a Russian Imperial general of the 19th century who commanded Russian troops in the Caucasus War.

10. Vasilisa Kozhina, organizer of the partisan movement

2 roubles 2012 Russia Vasilisa Kozhina, MMD
Vasilisa Kozhina (1780 — 1840) — a hero of the Patriotic War of 1812.

11. A.I. Kutaisov, Major General

2 roubles 2012 Russia Kutaisov, MMD
Count Alexander Kutaisov (1784-1812, at Borodino) - Russian Major-General. He died in the Battle of Borodino.

12. M.A. Miloradovich General of Infantry

2 roubles 2012 Russia Miloradovich, MMD
Count Mikhail Andreyevich Miloradovich (Russian: Михаил Андреевич Милорадович), spelled Miloradovitch in contemporary English sources (October 12 [O.S. October 1] 1771 – December 27 [O.S. December 15] 1825) was a Russian general of Serbian origin, prominent during the Napoleonic Wars. He entered military service on the eve of the Russo-Swedish War of 1788–1790 and his career advanced rapidly during the reign of Paul I. He served under Alexander Suvorov during Italian and Swiss campaigns of 1799.

13. A.I. Ostermann-Tolstoy, General of Infantry

2 roubles 2012 Osterman-Tolstoy Russia, MMD
Count Alexander Ivanovich Ostermann-Tolstoy (1770 - 1857) - General of Infantry (1817), the hero Patriotic War of 1812. During the war he commanded the 4th Infantry Corps in the 1st West army of Barclay de Tolly, distinguished by the island and at Borodino. In the battle of Borodino Osterman-Tolstoy fought on battery Rajewski, was wounded, but a few days returned to service.

14. N.N. Rajewski, cavalry general

2 roubles 2012 Russia Rajewski, MMD
Nikolay Nikolayevich Raevsky (Russian: Николай Николаевич Раевский) (September 25 1771 — September 28 1829) was a Russian general and statesman who achieved fame for his feats of arms during the Napoleonic wars. His family left a lasting legacy in Russian society and culture.

15. M.I. Platov, cavalry general

2 roubles 2012 Platov Russia, MMD
Count Matvei Ivanovich Platov (August 6, 1751 - January 3, 1818) was a Russian general who commanded the Don Cossacks in the Napoleonic wars and founded Novocherkassk as the new capital of the Don Host Province.

16. Emperor Alexander I

2 roubles 2012 Russia Emperor Alexander I, MMD
Alexander I of Russia (Russian: Александр I Павлович, Aleksandr I Pavlovich) (23 December [O.S. 12 December] 1777 – 1 December [O.S. 19 November] 1825), also known as Alexander the Blessed (Russian: Александр Благословенный, Aleksandr Blagoslovennyi), served as Emperor of Russia from 23 March 1801 to 1 December 1825 and the first Russian King of Poland from 1815 to 1825. He was also the first Russian Grand Duke of Finland and Lithuania.

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Patriotic War of 1812

French invasion of Russia

The French Invasion of Russia (French: Campagne de Russie) or the Patriotic War of 1812 (Russian: Отечественная война 1812 года) began on 24 June 1812 when Napoleon's Grande Armée crossed the Neman River in an attempt to engage and defeat the Russian army. Napoleon hoped to compel Tsar Alexander I of Russia to cease trading with British merchants through proxies in an effort to pressure the United Kingdom to sue for peace. The official political aim of the campaign was to liberate Poland from the threat of Russia. Napoleon named the campaign the Second Polish War to curry favor with the Poles and provide a political pretense for his actions.

The Grande Armée was a very large force, numbering approximately half a million men (sources differ) from several different nations. Through a series of long marches Napoleon pushed the army rapidly through Western Russia in an attempt to bring the Russian army to battle, winning a number of minor engagements and a major battle at Smolensk in August. Napoleon hoped the battle would mean an end of the march into Russia, but the Russian army slipped away from the engagement and continued to retreat into Russia, while leaving Smolensk to burn. Plans Napoleon had made to quarter at Smolensk were abandoned, and he pressed his army on after the Russians.

The French advance toward Kaluga was checked by a Russian corps. Napoleon tried once more to engage the Russian army for a decisive action at the Battle of Maloyaroslavets. Despite holding a superior position, the Russians retreated following a sharp engagement, confirming that the Russians would not commit themselves to a pitched battle. His troops exhausted, with few rations, no winter clothing, and his remaining horses in poor condition, Napoleon was forced to retreat. He hoped to reach supplies at Smolensk and later at Vilnius. In the weeks that followed the Grande Armée starved and suffered from the onset of the Russian Winter. Lack of food and fodder for the horses, hypothermia from the bitter cold and persistent attacks upon isolated troops from Russian peasants and Cossacks led to great losses in men, and a general loss of discipline and cohesion in the army. When the remnants of Napoleon's army crossed the Berezina River in November, only 27,000 fit soldiers remained; the Grand Armée had lost some 380,000 men dead and 100,000 captured. Following the crossing of the Berezina Napoleon left the army, after much urging from his advisors and with the unanimous approval of his Marshals. He returned to Paris by carriage and sledge to protect his position as Emperor and to raise more forces to resist the advancing Russians. The campaign effectively ended on 14 December 1812, not quite six months from its outset, with the last French troops leaving Russian soil.

The campaign was a turning point in the Napoleonic Wars. The reputation of Napoleon was severely shaken, and French hegemony in Europe was dramatically weakened. The Grande Armée, made up of French and allied invasion forces, was reduced to a fraction of its initial strength. These events triggered a major shift in European politics. France's ally Prussia, soon followed by Austria, broke their alliance with France and switched camps. This triggered the War of the Sixth Coalition.


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