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Great Britain, copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, ex-Adams (Plate).

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Great Britain, copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, ex-Adams (Plate).
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Great Britain, copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, ex-Adams (Plate). AC-PBv42QQ. 13.11 grams, 37 mm. Dark AXF (cleaned and retoned) with slightly crude rims showing small brass spots, bulge in center of reverse, scarce. Tested (XRF) at 48.83% copper and 47.90% zinc (full results on small printout included). Pedigreed to the John Adams collection (plated on p. 77 of his book).