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Cromwell "Broad" at auction

Posted on Wed, 6 February 2013 by Carol - General News, Coin News

Fellows auctioneers will be offering an Oliver Cromwell gold “Broad” in their forthcoming specialist Coins & Medals sale. Being in very fine condition the coin is considered an extremely rare example and therefore attracts an estimate of £7,000-9,000. Designed by Thomas Simon and depicting a bust of Oliver Cromwell, then Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, this iconic British gold coin was issued in 1656. The coin appears as Lot XX in Fellows auction of Coins & Medals on Monday, February18 at 11am.