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Great Britain, gilt copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, ex-Adams.

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Great Britain, gilt copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, ex-Adams.
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Great Britain, gilt copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, ex-Adams. AC-PBvi6G. 13.18 grams, 37 mm. Bright and lustrous UNC with choice, complete gold coloring on surfaces (non-auric), just the highest points slightly brown, one tiny rim-bump on reverse. Tested (XRF) at 51.40% copper and 37.45% zinc along with 7.33% phosphorus from the gilding (full results on small printout included). Pedigreed to the John Adams collection.