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Great Britain, copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, Vernon and Fort Chagre / Porto Bello, 1739, ex-Ada

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Great Britain, copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, Vernon and Fort Chagre / Porto Bello, 1739, ex-Ada
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Great Britain, copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, Vernon and Fort Chagre / Porto Bello, 1739, ex-Adams (Plate). AC-FCv7G. 37 mm, 13.89 grams. Well-detailed XF+ with traces of frosty luster and clean fields but somewhat flat high points (as made), olive-brass color all over, tall reverse rim. XRF: 49.42% copper, 48.71% zinc, 1.17% lead. Pedigreed to the John Adams Collection (with his handwritten tag), plated on page 147 of Medallic Portraits of Admiral Vernon (2010), by Adams and Chao, also with old envelope from Jacques Schulman (Amsterdam).