|CROMWELL HALF CROWN
1656 & 1658
|Cromwell Half Crown 1656
|Courtesy of Carl Norton
|1658 Silver, 14.8 grams, 33mm Diameter.
|Designed by Thomas Simon.
Obverse portrait of Cromwell as an Emperor with wreath.
Reverse shield of the protectorate.
Struck in both 1656 & 1658 the main difference between the
two years (apart from the date) is that the 1656 has HI and the
1658 has HIB.
These are no imitations known.
|Cromwell Half Crown 1658