|CROMWELL FIFTY SHILLINGS
|1656 Gold, 22.7 grams, 30mm Diameter.
|Designed by Thomas Simon.
Obverse portrait of Cromwell as an Emperor with wreath.
Reverse shield of the protectorate.
The Cromwell fifty shillings is the same size as the broad but
more than twice as thick and more then twice the weight.
It is struck as a proof and on the edge it reads + PROTECTOR .
LITERIS . LITEREA . NVMMIS . CORONA . ET. SALVS
There are less then a dozen known.
|Cromwell Fifty Shillings 1656