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

Date of Auction: 25th November 2013

Sold for £130

Estimate: £180 - £220

Capture of Cartagena, 1741, a bronze or pinchbeck medal, unsigned, full-length figure of Admiral Vernon facing to left, with baton, canon and anchor, rev. view of ships in the harbour at Cartagena, 38mm (Adams CAv 3-D); another, full-length figure facing to left, before city view, dated 1740:1 in exergue, rev. view of ships in harbour at Cartagena, 37mm (Adams CAv 6-G; Betts 334) [2]. About very fine £180-220