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Great Britain, silver-plated copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, Fort Chagres, ex-A

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Great Britain, silver-plated copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, Fort Chagres, ex-A
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Great Britain, silver-plated copper-zinc Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, Fort Chagres, ex-Adams. AC-FCv3B. 14.82 grams, 38 mm. Bold XF with dark toning around details (great contrast) and much silver remaining (Sheffield plate), slightly granular surfaces, old scratch in center of reverse, unusually medal-aligned, tested (XRF) at 46.85% copper and 46.41% zinc with 3.62% silver from the plating (full results on small printout included). Pedigreed to the John Adams collection.