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

Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £150

Estimate: £200 - £250

Capture of Porto Bello, 1739, a bronze or pinchbeck medal, unsigned, full-length figure of Admiral Vernon facing to right, with baton, canon and ship, rev. view of harbour with six ships, 38mm (Adams PBvi 11-P; Betts 238). Obverse slightly discoloured, otherwise better than very fine £200-250