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

Object Number: 
1945.29
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group