The ‘Merchant of the Islands’ Collection of Admiral Vernon Medals

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Date of Auction: 24th April 2019

Sold for £300

Estimate: £400 - £500

Medals with no location, Admiral Vernon and the Duke of Argyll, 1740, a pinchbeck medal signed I.M., half-length figure of Vernon three-quarters right, hand on cannon, ship to right, rev. Argyll standing, resting left arm on column, 40mm (Adams NLv 4-D; Betts 245; MI II, 560/188; E 553). About extremely fine, scarce £400-£500

Footnote

Provenance: Bt A. Terranova June 2007