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Great Britain, copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, Vernon and Ogle / Cartagena, 1741, ex-Adams (Plate

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Great Britain, copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, Vernon and Ogle / Cartagena, 1741, ex-Adams (Plate
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Great Britain, copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, Vernon and Ogle / Cartagena, 1741, ex-Adams (Plate). AC-CAvo3D. 37 mm, 10.81 grams. Intricately detailed Mint State (AC: "a more impressionistic design"), dark and only minimally lustrous but quite choice overall, the dentillated rims mostly intact. XRF: 48.68% copper, 49.79% zinc, 1.13% lead. Pedigreed to the John Adams Collection (with his handwritten tag), plated on page 172 of Medallic Portraits of Admiral Vernon (2010), by Adams and Chao.