A Collection of Admiral Vernon and Related Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £120

Estimate: £150 - £200

Capture of Porto Bello, 1739, a bronze or pinchbeck medal, unsigned, half-length figure of Admiral Vernon three-quarters left, with baton, rev. view of harbour with six ships, 26mm (Adams PBv 11-I; Betts 193); a better-made brass medal, similar, rounded edge, 33mm (Adams PBv 13-J; Betts 189); a larger well-made brass medal, similar, 40mm (Adams PBv 13-K) [3]. First two fine but second cleaned, third nearly very fine but images weakly struck and has been pierced £150-200