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Reference:6491 Oliver Cromwell and Tommaso Aniello , 1658

Bust of Cromwell three-quarters right, armoured. A cartouche inscribed OLIVAR CROMWEL PROTECTOR V. ENGEL: SCHOTL: YRLAN. 1658 (incuse).

Bust three-quarters right, draped, between two sailors supporting a naval crown above his head. A cartouche below, inscribed MAS'ANIELL VISSCHER EN CONINCK V. NAPELS 1647 (incuse).

By Wouter Muller

Silver (78 grammes). 71 mm.

Condition: Extremely fine

Notes:

ex. James O'Byrne collection, Christie's, 10 July 1962, Lot 31.  

Comprising two separate plates of silver discretely joined at their rim.  

A particularly nice example, free from the flatness of raised features that is a particular hallmark of such medals.

 
£4800
References:

MI I, 432/78; Scher 26; Eimer 198.