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Admiral Vernon "Vernon and Ogle" Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
diameter: 1 7/16 in. ( 3.7 cm )
Brass struck medal with obverse showing two full-length figures; Vernon at left facing three-quarters to right, wearing hat; baton in his right hand; Ogle at right facing left; baton in his left hand; legend within line border: "ADML VERNON AND SR CHALONER OGLE"; in exergue: "WE LOOK FOR/DON BLASS." Reverse depicts distant view of fort with ship entering harbor; inscription at center: "DON/BLASS"; legend: "TOOK CARTHAGENA APRIL 1741."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Commander Leander McCormick-Goodhart, R.N.V.R.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group