Admiral Vernon "Vernon and Brown" Commemorative Medal

Admiral Vernon "Vernon and Brown" Commemorative Medal
Title
Admiral Vernon "Vernon and Brown" Commemorative Medal
Date 
1739
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing two half-length figures; Vernon at right, facing nearly to the front; Brown at left, facing right; both hold batons; legend: "ADMIRAL VERNON AND COMMODORE BROWN"; in exergue: "TOOK PORTO/BELLO." Reverse depicts group of ships entering harbor with legend: "WITH SIX SHIPS ONLY NOV 22 1739."
Credit Line 
Gift of Commander Leander McCormick-Goodhart, R.N.V.R.
Object Number 
1945.18
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group