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Great Britain, small gilt copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, Vernon and Brown / Porto Bello, 1739, e

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Great Britain, small gilt copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, Vernon and Brown / Porto Bello, 1739, e
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Great Britain, small gilt copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, Vernon and Brown / Porto Bello, 1739, ex-Adams (Plate). AC-PBvb8M. 26 mm, 4.42 grams. Boldly struck XF with bright heavy gilding, old scratches (under the gilding) in obverse fields and on reverse, slightly wavy flan, odd composition with higher-than-normal levels of usually trace elements. XRF: 46.38% copper, 25.35% zinc, 14.49% gold, 3.14% tin, 2.44% rhodium, 2.18% palladium, 1.68% cadmium, 1.53% silver. Pedigreed to the John Adams Collection (with his handwritten tag), plated on page 121 of Medallic Portraits of Admiral Vernon (2010), by Adams and Chao.