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Lot 30699

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30699
Grade 58
Service NGC
Description 1739 Admiral Vernon Medal, Porto Bello, AU58 NGC. Betts-198, Adams PBv 42-RR, R.5. A gorgeous near-Mint specimen, this piece boasts lustrous areas of brassy-gold color, particularly on the reverse. This obverse is known for a die break extending from the rim near 12 o'clock to Vernon's hair, while the reverse reveals stronger detail of the ships and fort. The rim displays a few minor imperfections on this piece and a few small spots are present. The S in SIX exhibits doubling. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $881.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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