Great Order of the Bolivian Police, Type II, Gold Medal
Estimated market value:
The Great Order of the Bolivian Police (Gran Orden de la Policía Boliviana) was instituted by the government of Bolivia on June 8, 1962, and it was regulated by decree on December 23, 1991. It was authorized during the reform inside the Bolivian Army as the highest award granted to the Bolivian Police forces.
It is conferred upon members of the Bolivian Police and Army, as well as citizens, and foreign and national diplomats, in recognition of eminent service rendered to the Bolivian Police. The Order can be awarded postmortem.
The Order consists of three divisions that are based on the service provided by the recipient: Al Mérito (To Merit), A la Constancia (To Loyalty), and Al Valor (to Courage.) Each division was regulated differently.
In MedalBook, the Order is classified into types according with the type of service rendered by the recipient. Type I consists of the awards granted for Merit, Type II includes the awards for Loyalty, and Type III includes the awards for Courage.
In Type II, the Loyalty awards are conferred upon administrative and military personnel belong to Bolivian Police, in recognition of length of services with an unbroken record of exemplary service.
The Constancy awards consist of four grades: 30 years of services (Gold Star), 25 years of services (Silver Star), 20 years of services (Gold Medal), and 10 years of services (Bronze Medal.)
The Gold Medal features an obverse inscriptions that translates to "Bolivian Police to Constancy 20 Bolivia."
Obv: BOLIVIA POLICIA NACIONAL A LA CONSTANCIA Rev: 25 AÑOS
Sign in to comment and reply.