1741 Cartagena Medal
1741 Admiral Vernon Medal, Cartagena, -- Scratches -- NGC
Details. XF. Betts-318, Adams CAvo 3-D, R.5.
Adams CAvo 3-D, XF Details
Admiral Vernon and British Rear Admiral Sir Chaloner Ogle each have an arm outstretched to the other on the obverse of this piece. A number of faint scratches on each side led to the assigned grade, but are only noticeable when the medal is examined closely, as many have at least partially toned over. The surfaces reveal several shades of color, including brown, rose, olive-green, and brass.
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