Medal for Bravery in Paraguay

BRA021  Medalha aos Mais Bravos do Paraguai

  • Medal instituted on 1 May 1867.
  • Medal awarded for outstanding military merit displayed in battlefield during the Triple Alliance War.
  • Medal awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.
  • Medal was minted but was never awarded to anyone, due to the difficulty of the established criterion.
  • Paraguayan War - was a South American war fought from 1864 to 1870.

Empire of Brazil