OLIVER CROMWELL 1658/7 SILVER CROWN, BY THOMAS SIMON MS 61

OLIVER CROMWELL 1658/7 SILVER CROWN, BY THOMAS SIMON MS 61

Code: 10649

£12,500.00
 

Oliver Cromwell Silver Milled Crown 1658/7, (8 in date struck over 7)
Obverse: Laureate and draped bust facing left, raised die flaw at the early stage, with abbreviated Latin legend and toothed border surrounding: OLIVAR. D.G.R.P. ANG. SCO. HIB &c PRO
Reverse: Crowned quartered shield of arms of the Protectorate, date above, with latin legend and toothed border surrounding: PAX QVÆRITVR BELLO
Edge inscribed in raised letters: *.HAS. NISI. PERITVRVS. MIHI. ADIMAT. NEMO.
S.3226; N.2745; Bull 240.
Attractively toned with silky grey surfaces, showing a superb portrait of “the Great Emancipator” without the larger flaw of the later strikes, scarce in this state of preservation.
Has been graded and slabbed by NGC as MS 61.
NGC Certification number: 4861610-001.