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Admiral Vernon "Carthagena" Commemorative Medal

Admiral Vernon "Carthagena" Commemorative Medal
Title
Admiral Vernon "Carthagena" Commemorative Medal
Date 
1741
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 7/16 in. ( 3.7 cm )
Description 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing full-length figure of Vernon turned three-quarter to the left; surrounding legend: "ADMIRAL VERNON THE PRESERVER OF HIS COUNTRY." Reverse shows sailing ships in harbor with legend: "TOOK . CARTHAGENA"; dated: "1741."
Credit Line 
Gift of Commander Leander McCormick-Goodhart, R.N.V.R.
Object Number 
1945.32
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group