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Great Britain, copper-alloy medal, Admiral Vernon, 1739, Porto Bello, portraits of Vernon (standing)

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Great Britain, copper-alloy medal, Admiral Vernon, 1739, Porto Bello, portraits of Vernon (standing)
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Great Britain, copper-alloy medal, Admiral Vernon, 1739, Porto Bello, portraits of Vernon (standing) and Lezo (on one knee), legend THE PRIDE OF SPAIN HUMBLED BY AD VERNON, Plate Piece in AC reference. AC-PBvl3B. 14.07 grams. Choice XF+, dark all over except for one small splash of lustrous copper near top of reverse (the diagnostic for matching with the photo in AC), nice details as usual for this type. Pedigreed to the DNW auction of December 2014, with original lot-tag #3213, and illustrated on page 130 of Medallic Portraits of Admiral Vernon (2010), by Adams and Chao.