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389, Lot: 1359. Estimate $200.
Sold for $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GREAT BRITAIN, temp. Hanover. Edward Vernon. 1684-1757. Æ Medal (37mm, 12.45 g, 6h). Capture of Portobello. Dated 22 November 1739. THE · BRITISH · GLORY · REVIV · D · BY · ADMIRAL · VERNON ·, half-length bust facing, holding baton / HE · TOOK · PORTO · BELLO · WITH · SIX · SHIPS · ONLY, six ships within harbor of Portobello; in exergue, BY · COURAGE · AND/ CONDUCT ·. Adams-Chao PBv 27-W; MI 536/110; Eimer –; Betts –. VF, brown surfaces.


From the J. Eric Engstrom Collection, purchased from Seaby.