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Great Britain, silver Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, Vernon alone, ex-Adams, ex-Craige.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Exonumia - Medals Start Price:280.00 USD Estimated At:350.00 - 500.00 USD
Great Britain, silver Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, Vernon alone, ex-Adams, ex-Craige.
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This item SOLD at 2020 May 28 @ 16:56UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Great Britain, silver Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, Vernon alone, ex-Adams, ex-Craige. AC-PBv41NN. 18.99 grams, 37mm. Rare in silver but also a scarce variety in general (less than ten known), darkly toned but lighter on the worn high points and in some fields, natural lacuna at tip of baton, Fine+ overall, specific gravity measured by former owner (Ted Craige, whose collection was sold by Stack's Bowers in 2013 after having been off the market for four decades) as 10.15 (about 80% silver). Pedigreed to the John Adams collection and to the Ted Craige collection.