Cromwell, Crown, 1658/7

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Oliver Cromwell (1656-58), Crown, 1658/7 by Thomas Simon, 8 in date struck over 7, laureate and draped bust left, raised die flaw at early stage, toothed border surrounding both sides,…
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Description

Oliver Cromwell (1656-58), Crown, 1658/7 by Thomas Simon, 8 in date struck over 7, laureate and draped bust left, raised die flaw at early stage, toothed border surrounding both sides, legend surrounds OLIVAR DG RP ANG SCO HIB &c PRO. Rev, crowned quartered shield of arms of the Protectorate, date above, legend reads, PAX QVÆRITVR BELLO. Edge inscribed in raised letters, designed by Pierre Blondeau *HAS NISI PERITVRVS MIHI ADIMAT NEMO, translating to “Let no one remove these from me under penalty of death.” (S.3226; Bull.240; ESC.10; L&S 1). Attractively toned, fields proof like. Good extremely fine, minor marks only.

Specification

Coin Group

British

Denomination

Halfcrowns

Coin Ruler

Charles I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

References S.3226; Bull.240; ESC.10; L&S 1

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