A Group of Admiral Vernon Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 8th June 2016

Sold for £90

Estimate: £80 - £100

Capture of Porto Bello, 1739, a copper or pinchbeck medal, unsigned, half-length figures of Vernon and Commodore Brown vis-à-vis, rev. view of harbour with six ships neatly displayed, 33mm (Adams PBvb 2-D, recté 33mm; Betts 249). Obverse fine, reverse better, scarce £80-100