A medal established to honour Simon Bolivar, a Venezulen political leader who played a crucial role in the establishment of Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia as sovereign states. The medal is called the ‘Order of the liberator Simon Bolivar’. The obverse side of the medal has an image of Simon Bolivar engraved in gold facing left, in his military uniform, with a half golden leafy wreath at the bottom. The border is navy blue with the words ‘Simon Bolivar’ in gold. The reverse side of the coin has a shield that is separated into 3 segments, with the images of a boat, horse and what resembles a tree. The top part of the shield has two horns crossing over and the wording on the bottom of the shield reads ‘Republic of Venezuela’. The medal is attached to a chain that has 10 wreath bordered shields on it.