Sovereign Rarities Ltd
Auction 5  15 Mar 2022
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Lot 89

Starting price: 2000 GBP
Price realized: 2800 GBP
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AU58 | Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), silver Halfcrown, 1658, laureate and draped bust left, abbreviated Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, OLIVAR. D.G.R.P. ANG. SCO. ET. HIB &c PRO, rev. crowned quartered shield of arms of the Protectorate, date above, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, PAX QVÆRITVR BELLO, edge inscribed in raised letters, +.HAS. NISI. PERITVRVS. MIHI. ADIMAT. NEMO., 15.07g (N.2746; Bull 252; ESC 447; S.3227A). Toned some light surface marks, graded by NGC as AU58.

NGC Certification 5880763-008.

The abbreviated Latin legends translate as "Oliver by the Grace of God, Protector of the Republic of England, Scotland and Ireland," and on the reverse "Peace is sought by war," and additionally on the edge "Let no one remove these from me under penalty of death."

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