Medal for Coimbra

BRA020  Medalhas do Forte de Coimbra

  • Medal instituted by Decree 3482 of 8 July 1865.
  • Medal awarded to Brazilian troops who defended the Fort of Coimbra against invading Paraguayan forces from 26 to 28 December 1864.
  • Medal awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.
  • Combate del Fuerte de Coimbra - was a fought on the Fort of Coimbra.

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