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Admiral Edward Vernon: Cartagena

English
1741


Catalogue Raisonné

Betts 324.

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 38 mm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.2417.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; pinchbeck

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Edward Vernon, admiral of the British fleet. Coin turn.

Obverse: Admiral Vernon and Sir Ogle standing at center; inscribed in band at edge “ADML VERNON AND CHALOMER O[G]LE” and in exergue “WE LOOK FOR/DON BLASS”.

Reverse: Two ship at fortified harbor; inscribed in band above “TOOK CARTHAGE APRIL 1741” and at center under beaded arch “DON/BLASS”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed in band at edge "ADML VERNON AND CHALOMER O[G]LE" and in exergue "WE LOOK FOR/DON BLASS".

Reverse: Inscribed in band above "TOOK CARTHAGE APRIL 1741" and at center under beaded arch "DON/BLASS".

Credit Line

Source unidentified