1739 Admiral Vernon, Portobello Medal w/ Multiple Portraits

Struck in the 1740s by Edward Pinchbeck, Choice, Rarity-6

1739 Admiral Vernon, Portobello Medal w/ Multiple Portraits

Obverse shows Admiral Vernon and Commodore Brown, his second in command. This is one of the multi-portrait Vernon medals. At the edge: ADMIRAL VERNON AND COMODORE BROWN. Reverse shows six ships and fort, edge with: WHO TOOK PORTOBELLO WITH SIX SHIPS ONLY. At the bottom: NOV 22 1739. The Adams-Chao number is PBvb 12T; Betts NUMBER 162, and the McCormick-Goodhart number is 158. A “6” rarity; 17-32 examples known in this variety.

Estimated Year: 1739

Measurement: 37mm

Item Condition: Very Fine

Date Added: June 7, 2020

Price: $575

SKU 849-91

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