1650 Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector Medal in Copper
Oliver Cromwell (1649 - 58) Lord Protector, 1653-1658. Medal by an uncertain medallist, after T. Simon. Amoured and draped bust facing slightly right rev. PAX · QVÆRITVR · BELLO ·, garnished coat-of-arms held by lion in background. (MI 410/46; Eimer 189) 34mm, 25.19grams
A really incredible and artistic high relief three dimensional portrait of Cromwell. Deep cabinet toning, struck on a thick flan. Extremely Fine and very pleasing.
R.E. Ockenden Collection [from Baldwin 1949].