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    1739 Havana Medal
    Adams HAv 1-B, AU55

    1739 Admiral Vernon Medal, Havana, AU55 NGC. Betts-314, Adams HAv 1-B, R.4.
    A small boat appears under the fort at right on the reverse of this variety. A lovely piece, this Choice AU example reveals pleasing golden-brown and tan hues. The lighter shade appears along much of the obverse periphery and is dominant on the reverse, with areas of luster appearing. Areas of doubling are present on portions of the legends on the reverse. The light wear on this piece is virtually inconsequential, with Vernon retaining strong detail.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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