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Medal commemorating the capture of Cartagena by Admiral Vernon: CM.79.47-1919

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Current Location: In storage

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Medal commemorating the capture of Cartagena by Admiral Vernon

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-11-22) by Fry, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: AD 1741

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 37.4 mm Diameter 37.4 mm Weight 12.03 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Full-length figures of Vernon three quarters right in a hat and of Ogle facing left bare headed; each holding a staff Exergue: Scroll ornament

  • Text: ADMIRAL VERNON AND SR. CHALONER OGLE.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Ships sailing into Cartagena harbour; Don Blass in a boat with a chain boom .

  • Text: Legend: TRUE BRITISH HEROES TOOK CARTHAGENA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.47-1919
Primary reference Number: 229418
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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