Storming of the Fortress of Izmail, Gold 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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This medal was established during the reign of Catherine the Great to commemorate the storming of the Turkish fortress Izmail.
The gold cross was awarded to officers.
The obverse translates to: "For Conspicuous Bravery". The reverse translates to: "Izmail Taken 11 December 1790".
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