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

Date of Auction: 24th April 2019

Sold for £260

Estimate: £200 - £260

Portobello Medals with no portrait, Capture of Portobello, 1739, a pinchbeck medal, unsigned, six ships outside Portobello harbour, rev. similar, 38mm (Adams PB 3-E; Betts 274; MI II, 542/137). About very fine, rare £200-£260


Provenance: Bt J.W. Adams March 2014