Medal for Yanacocha

BOL028  Medalla por Yanacocha

  • Medal instituted in 1835 in recognition of Bolivian and Peruvian troops who fought along with General Santa Cruz at the Battle of Yanacocha on 13 August 1835.
  • Medal awarded in two classes: gold and silver.
  • Batalla de Yanacocha - was an internal conflict in Peru with the involvement of the Bolivian army of Andres de Santa Cruz.