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

Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £100

Estimate: £150 - £200

Capture of Porto Bello, 1739, a bronze or pinchbeck medal, unsigned, half-length facing figures of Admiral Vernon and Commodore Brown, rev. view of harbour with six ships neatly displayed, 38mm (Adams PBvb 7-L; Betts 255). Pale bronze colour, very fine £150-200


Commodore Charles Brown (c. 1678-1753), served under Vernon