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    1741 Cartagena Medal
    Adams CAvlo 1-B, AU58

    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.


    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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