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

Date of Auction: 24th April 2019

Sold for £320

Estimate: £200 - £260

Portobello Medals with no portrait, Capture of Portobello, 1739, a pinchbeck medal signed I.W., crowned arms with supporters, rev. six ships outside Portobello harbour, 39mm (Adams PB 2-D; Betts 271; MI II, 539/125; E 549). Good very fine £200-£260


Provenance: Bt P. Bosco April 2002