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Commemorative medal; bronze; obverse: half-figure of Admiral Vernon; legend; reverse: fleet of ships with town in background; legend.
- 1739 (circa)
- Diameter: 1.02 inches
Inscription ContentWITH . SIX . SHIPS . ONLY . NOV 22 1739
Inscription ContentADMIRAL . VARNON . TOOK . PORTO . BELL .
See also 1887,0307.G.30 See also 1887,0307.G.30 Associated dates : 1740.
Not on display
- Topographic representation of: Portobelo
- (Americas,Central America,Panama,Colón (Panama),Portobelo)
- Commemoration of: Capture of Portobelo
- Associated Event: War of Austrian Succession
- Associated Event: War of Jenkins' Ear
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Object reference number: MCT7869
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