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Admiral Vernon "Porto Bello and Carthagena" Commemorative Medal

Admiral Vernon "Porto Bello and Carthagena" Commemorative Medal
Admiral Vernon "Porto Bello and Carthagena" Commemorative Medal
Title
Admiral Vernon "Porto Bello and Carthagena" Commemorative Medal
Date 
1739
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing figure of Admiral Vernon facing right, holding sword in left hand and receiving with his right hand the sword of Don Blass, kneeling at right and facing left, with both hands extended; legend within line border: "THE SPANISH PRIDE PULL D DOWN BY ADMIRAL VERNON"; in exergue: "G/BRADBURY." Reverse depicts group of sailing ships with legend around line border: "WHO TOOK PORTO BELLO WITH SIX SHIPS ONLY"; inscription in exergue: "NOV 2 1739."
Object Number 
INV.13916
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group