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Lot 30700

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30700
Grade 45
Service NGC
Description 1739 Admiral Vernon Medal, Porto Bello, XF45 NGC. Betts-208, Adams PBv 43-TT, R.6. The portrait of Admiral Vernon appearing on this obverse is known for a "banana-nose" and "Orphan Annie" hair. Although areas of wear are present on this Choice XF example, both features remain discernable on this smaller flan variety. The devices exhibit rose color, with the fields displaying golden-brown and medium brown shades. Scattered verdigris appears. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $164.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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