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

Date of Auction: 24th April 2019

Sold for £60

Estimate: £100 - £120

Portobello Medals with no portrait, Capture of Portobello, 1739, a pinchbeck medal, unsigned, crowned arms with supporters, rev. six ships outside Portobello harbour, 39mm (Adams PB 2-C; Betts 273 var.; MI II, 539/126). Edge chip, otherwise very fine