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

Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £45

Estimate: £60 - £80

Capture of Porto Bello, 1741, a bronze or pinchbeck medal, unsigned, full-length figures of Admiral Vernon and Commodore Brown shaking hands, rev. Devil leads Sir Robert Walpole towards the mouth of an ‘infernal beast’, 36mm (Adams Nlv 8-F; MI II, 561/191; Betts 246). Fair to fine £60-80