English gold coin

Details

  • Title

    English gold coin

  • Associated people

    Oliver Cromwell (1599 - 1658) (ruler)
  • Associated place

  • Date

    1656
  • Material and technique

    gold, struck

  • Denomination

    Broad

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    29 mm (diameter)
    9.03 g (weight)
    6 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Inscription/mark

    OLIVAR D GR ANG SCO ET HIB & PRO

    PAX QVAERITVR BELLO (around) 1656 (top)

    rose

  • Design

    Head of Oliver Cromwell, left, wearing laurel wreath (obverse)


    Coat of arms surmounted by crown (reverse)

  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Thomas Knight, 1795.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.

    HCR8156

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