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Admiral Vernon "Vernon, Brown, and Walpole" Commemorative Medal

Admiral Vernon "Vernon, Brown, and Walpole" Commemorative Medal
Title
Admiral Vernon "Vernon, Brown, and Walpole" Commemorative Medal
Date 
1741
Medium 
Copper
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 7/16 in. ( 3.7 cm )
Description 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing two full-length figures; Vernon at left, facing three-quarters to right, with sword in his right hand; Brown at right, facing three-quarters to left; between them crown above and ship below; legend within line border: "THE . BRITISH . GLORY . REVIV . D: BY . ADMl. VERNON : COMR. BROWN." Reverse depicts devil leading Sir Robert Walpole by rope around his neck into open mouth of dragon at left; legend on scroll emerging from devil's mouth: "MAKE ROOM FOR SIR ROBERT"; in exergue: "NO.EXCISE."
Credit Line 
Gift of Commander Leander McCormick-Goodhart, R.N.V.R.
Object Number 
1945.29
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group