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Lot 30746

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30746
Grade 58
Service NGC
Description 1741 Admiral Vernon Medal, Cartagena, AU58 NGC. Betts-Unlisted, Adams CAvlo 1-B, R.5. A lovely near-Mint specimen, this piece reveals light brown color with areas of orange. The lower reverse is particularly attractive, with hues of bright yellow-gold, rich red, and pink, along with pastel shades of green and blue viewed when examined closely. Areas of luster remain. A few tiny areas of corrosion appear on each side and a couple of minor rim disturbances are present. The obverse depicts Admiral Vernon, Spanish Admiral Don Blas de Lezo, and British Rear Admiral Sir Chaloner Ogle. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $910.63. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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