George II, Capture of Portobello by Adml. Vernon, AE medal 1739 (38mm.), anon. Three-quarter length figure of Admiral Vernon l., holding baton, THE BRITISH GLORY REVIV’D BY ADMIRAL VERNON. Rev. Six ships entering Portobello harbour, HE TOOK PORTO BELLO WITH SIX SHIPS ONLY / BY COURAGE AND CONDUCT. (MI ii -; E -; Adams PBv 27-W; Bett s -).
Good Extremely Fine with light toning. Rare.
Ex Mrs. Norweb Col. via Stacks Auction – 7 Nov. 2006.