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Great Britain, silver-plated cast copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, very rare, ex

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Great Britain, silver-plated cast copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, very rare, ex
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Great Britain, silver-plated cast copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, very rare, ex-Adams. AC-PBvi11N. 18.73 grams, 38 mm. Heavy piece crudely cast in "spongy" metal (mostly zinc) with light silver color from plating (a few darker areas), VF+ overall. Tested (XRF) at 67.40% zinc and 23.88% copper in addition to 5.27% silver from the plating (full results on small printout included). Pedigreed to the John Adams collection.