Cross for Cisplatina

BRA011  Cruz da Cisplatina

  • Decoration instituted by Emperor Dom Pedro I on 31 January 1823.
  • Decoration awarded to military personnel who participated in the incorporation of the Banda Oriental with Brazil as the province of Cisplatina and the occupation of Montevideo.
  • Decoration awarded in three classes.
  • Banda Oriental - the South American territories east of the Uruguay River.

Empire of Brazil