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

Date of Auction: 24th April 2019

Sold for £420

Estimate: £300 - £400

Medals with no location, Admiral Haddock, 1741, a pinchbeck medal, unsigned, Haddock standing left, head facing, left hand on cannon, rev. six ships outside Portobello harbour, 37mm (Adams NLh 1-A; Betts 296; MI II, 557/183). Very fine and rare


Provenance: Bt J.W. Adams March 2014