Cross for Aranjuez, Cross
Image courtesy of “Abbildungen zur chronic sämtlicher Ritter Orden und Ehrenzeichen Souveraine and Regerungen, Seiner Majestat dem Konige Von Presussen Freiderich Wilhelm IV gewidmet von H. Schulze, Lieutenant in der Landwehr Artillerie”, published in 1835 in Berlin
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The Cross for Aranjuez was instituted in Spain by Royal Decree of May 30, 1816. It was conferred upon the troops under commandad of General Venegas who fought French invaders in the Royal Palace on August 5, 1809, preventing them from crossing and taking the Tagus.
The Cross features an obverse inscription that translates to "Action in Aranjuez August 5, 1809," and it has a plain reverse.
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