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Admiral Edward Vernon

Circular medal of Edward Vernon, admiral of the British fleet. Coin turn. Obverse: Standing Admiral Vernon on a platform, holding a sword in each hand with a canon at proper left and a ship at proper right; inscribed at edge in band "THE·BRITISH·GLORY·REVIV·D·BY·ADMIRAL·VERNON···"....

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Obverse: Inscribed at edge in band "THE·BRITISH·GLORY·REVIV·D·BY·ADMIRAL·VERNON···". Reverse: Inscribed above in band "MAKE:ROOM:FOR:SIR:ROBERT".


After 1892, by exchange of duplicates to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1919)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury

British, 18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Betts 242. McCormick-Goodhart 18?

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; pinchbeck




Numismatics, Medals