Medal for Ayacucho

BOL024  Medalla por Ayacucho

  • Medal instituted on 11 August 1825 in recognition of troops under the command of Bolivar and General Sucre for their victory over the Spanish forces led by the Viceroy La Serna, at Ayacucho on 9 December 1824.
  • Medal awarded in two classes: gold and silver.
  • Battle of Ayacucho - was a decisive military encounter during the Peruvian War of Independence.