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Great Britain, small-size copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, Vernon alone.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Exonumia - Medals Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 750.00 USD
Great Britain, small-size copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, Vernon alone.
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This item SOLD at 2019 May 03 @ 15:11UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Great Britain, small-size copper alloy Admiral Vernon medal, 1739, Porto Bello, Vernon alone. AC-PBv50YY. 26mm, 4.95 grams. Three-quarter portrait of Vernon (with long baton) facing left inside legend BRAVE VERNON MADE US FREE on obverse; reverse with ships and harbor inside legend NO SEARCH UPON THE SEAS SHAL BE, with PORTO . BELLO in exergue. Rare issue with unique legends; to quote Adams and Chao: "this variety is like none other... pity that there are not more examples to be found." Dark VF, no big problems. Pedigreed to the John Adams collection.