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
4 July 2005
Reason for treatment
Clean metal tokens to remove foam residues
Tokens have polyurethane foam residues covering the surface of the object which have reacted with the surface causing damage and corrosion.
cleaned metal tokens with acetone to remove foam residues
- Topographic representation of: Portobelo
- (Americas,Central America,Panama,Colón (Panama),Portobelo)
- Commemoration of: Capture of Portobelo
- Associated Event: War of Jenkins' Ear
- Associated Event: War of the Austrian Succession
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Object reference number: MCT7869
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