Admiral Vernon "Vernon, Brown, and Walpole" Commemorative Medal

Admiral Vernon "Vernon, Brown, and Walpole" Commemorative Medal
Title
Admiral Vernon "Vernon, Brown, and Walpole" Commemorative Medal
Date 
1741
Medium 
Copper
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing standing full-length figure of duke of Argyle, wearing collar of Garter, his right hand resting on pedestal surmounted by crown; military trophies to his left; surrounding legend: ". THE . GENEROUSE : DUKE : OF : ARGYLE"; in exergue: "NO . . PENTIONER." Reverse depicts devil leading Sir Robert Walpole by rope around his neck into open mouth of dragon at left; legend: ". . . MAKE . ROOM . FOR . SIR : ROBERT"; in exergue: "NO: EXCISE."
Credit Line 
Gift of Commander Leander McCormick-Goodhart, R.N.V.R.
Object Number 
1945.21
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group