Cordova Star, Star


SKU: 02.MEX.0112.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$2600 USD

  • Star Obvere

Estimated market value:

$2600 USD


  • Country
  • Composition
    Silver gilt/Enamelled
  • Inscription
    Obv (clasp): 9 a DIVISION Rev: AÑO 1 DE LA INDEPENDENCIA
  • Size
    30x50mm (including eagle suspension)
  • Image Licensing
    This image/illustration is attributed to “Ephemeral & Mexican Decorations of Honour”, “Numismatic Notes and Monogram” Gillingham, published by "The American Numismatic Society", in 1935 in Broadway, New York. This image has been cropped. This resource is in the public domain in all countries.


The Cordova Star (Estrella de Córdoba) was authorized by the imperial regency of Mexico in 1822. It was awarded to the Ninth Insurgent Division of the Army of the Three Guarantees which defeated a royalist Spanish army at Cordova on May of 1821.

The Star features a clasp in the ribbon that depicts the inscription 9a Division (9th Division). The Star presents a reverse inscription that translates to "First year of the Independence." Some version lack the reverse inscription.


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