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Lot 30747

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30747
Grade 50
Service Details NGC
Description 1741 Admiral Vernon Medal, Cartagena, -- Holed -- NGC Details. AU. Betts-310, Adams CAvow 1-A, R.5. Though holed, the obverse design is not impacted at all, with only the 1: and part of the following 1 affected at the lower reverse. The medal reveals attractive medium golden-brown color and a strong level of design detail, particularly on the obverse. Vernon, Ogle, and Major General Thomas Wentworth, who commanded the amphibious land troops after the deaths of Lord Cathcart and General Spotswood, are depicted on the obverse. Two British lion cubs appear at Vernon's feet. This is a wonderful, nicely preserved piece. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $141.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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