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Lot 30693

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30693
Grade 40
Service Details NGC
Description 1739 Admiral Vernon Medal, Porto Bello, -- Environmental Damage -- NGC Details. XF. Betts-204, Adams PBv 32-X, R.6. Green, tan, and brown shades are present on this piece exhibiting relatively little wear, though the verdigris has led to corrosion. A small area of rim damage appears near 12 o'clock on the obverse along with scattered hair thin marks. Vernon's likeness on this obverse is referred to as the "banana-nose" portrait. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $111.63. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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