The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding around the circumference of the rim with inward-facing teeth.The obverse of the coin
depicts one of the variants the Middle of the State Emblem of the Russian Empire
: in the round double-headed eagle with the Imperial crown on his chest a shield with Saint George on a horse, surrounded by chains of Andrew's order, in the clutches of the scepter and Orb; upstairs is the large Imperial crown with ribbon Andreevsky order; on the sides are the emblems of the six major kingdoms and principalities, United by a chain. At the bottom, nominal value - "РУБЛЬ" Of the circumference (starting from the top): "АЛЕКСАНДРЪ I БОЖIЕЮ МИЛОСТIЮ ИМПЕРАТОРЪ И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОССIЙСКIЙ"On the coin reverse
at the top the date "1812", under the trait "1912". In the middle pachystachya the inscription: "СЛАВНЫЙ ГОДЪ СЕЙ МИНУЛЪ, НО НЕ ПРОЙДУТЪ СОДЕЯННЫЕ ВЪ НЕМЪ ПОДВИГИ"
The photo shows the instances of exhibitions of the State Hermitage ", the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Empire
", having a number-R-2-13810 and IT-R-2-17687.
Russia entered the war with Napoleon's army in June 1812 because of the differences in European politics. At first, the French troops advanced, pushing back the Russian positions farther to the East and pillaging on his way settlements. Waiting for the weakening of the enemy on the way to Moscow, at Borodino was given to the fight under the command of M. I. Kutuzov, followed by the regular victories of the Russian army. In December 1812, the enemy went beyond the Russian borders, that was the end of the Patriotic war, but the fighting in Europe continued for another almost 2 years. In honor of 100-anniversary of the victory at Borodino there were a lot of monuments, placed in the most significant areas where major battles took place. For the 200th anniversary, celebrated in 2012, carried out the restoration of the entire complex, as well as the Spaso-Borodino convent, founded by the widow of General Tuchkov.