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British Isles: CM.YG.3699-R

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Commonwealth of England (1649-60) (Ruler)
Cromwell, Oliver (1653-1658) (Ruler)
London (Mint)


Crown piece depicting Oliver Cromwell, Tower Mint, 1658. Gold proof specimen by Thomas Simon.


History note: Ex Lake Price Collection sale, Sotheby's 27.05.1880, lot 132.

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Young, Arthur W.


Production date: CE 1658

Components of the work

Object: composed of gold Diameter 40 mm Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 49.15 g

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.3699-R
Primary reference Number: 227339
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Created: Thursday 15 August 2019 Updated: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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