Very Rare Gold Oliver Cromwell Coin Offered for Auction

. February 6, 2013

On Monday 18th February Fellows auctioneers will be offering an Oliver Cromwell gold ‘Broad’ in their specialist Coins & Medals sale.

Rare Gold Cromwell CoinDue to being in very fine condition the coin is considered an extremely rare example and with an estimate of £7,000-£9,000 it is expected to generate considerable interest from collectors.

The Broad was a British gold coin worth twenty shillings issued in 1656. It was a milled coin – meaning it was struck with machinery, rather than by hand – designed by Thomas Simon and depicting a bust of Oliver Cromwell, then Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland.

The coin appears as Lot 1 in Fellows auction of Coins & Medals on Monday 18th February at 11am.

For more information contact Naomi Wilson on 0121 212 6302, email: or visit

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