King (reign): Oliver Cromwell (Lord Protector) (1653 - 1658), Denomination/metal: Silver Crown, Half, Type Intended issue. Ref. no: S 3227a.
Obv. Laureate and draped bust left, legend and toothed border, OLIVAR D GR P ANG SCO HIB & PRO'.
Rev. Crowned quartered shield of arms of the Protectorate, date. Above, toothed border 'PAX QVAERITVR BELLO'. (Peace is sought by war) 33mm, 15.02g.
Extremely Fine with much original lustre – especially on rev.