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Admiral Edward Vernon: Cartagena

Circular medal of Edward Vernon, admiral of the British fleet. Coin turn. Obverse: Admiral Vernon and Sir Ogle standing at center; inscribed in band at edge "ADML VERNON AND CHALOMER O[G]LE" and in exergue "WE LOOK FOR/DON BLASS". Reverse: Two ship at fortified harbor; inscribed in band...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed in band at edge "ADML VERNON AND CHALOMER O[G]LE" and in exergue "WE LOOK FOR/DON BLASS". Reverse: Inscribed in band above "TOOK CARTHAGE APRIL 1741" and at center under beaded arch "DON/BLASS".

Credit Line

Source unidentified

English, 1741

Catalogue Raisonné

Betts 324.

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 38 mm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.2417.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; pinchbeck

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals