The obverse of the coin
to the left of the center, specified value: a large figure "5" under the word "РУБЛЕЙ" Below the horizontal inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" which date is "2012". On the right side there is a stylized plant branch, near which is a mark of the Moscow mint
(consists of letters "ММД". On the left, near Kant is one small part of a floral ornament.The reverse of the coin
depicts the monument on the banks of the Berezina river near the town of Borisov in Belarus. On a circle the inscription: top - "СРАЖЕНИЕ ПРИ БЕРЕЗИНЕ" below - "ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1812 ГОДА"(labels separated by dots).
The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping.
Artists: E. V. Kramskaya (obverse), L. A. Evdokimova (reverse) sculptor - A. I. Molostov. The coin was released 2 Jul 2012.
The battle took place 13-16 (26-29 new style) in November on the banks of the Berezina river (now the territory of Belarus). It was the last major battle in the war of 1812, finally undermined the spirit of Napoleon's army. After the battle with Red at which Napoleon suffered huge losses, the French, it was decided by all means to avoid further battle, keeping as many troops. Initially, the Russian army had to attack in the city of Borisov, after taking food reserves in Minsk in order to weaken the enemy army. But soon the French, the city was taken and had to retreat to the river Berezina, where the attack took place on perepravlyaemsya enemy troops. The complete defeat of Napoleon managed to escape this time, but it lost about half of the soldiers (20 to 30 thousand) and a lot of guns.