North Yorkshire Moors Collection, Part IV: Coins and Medals

North Yorkshire Moors Collection, Part IV: Coins and Medals (21 January 2021) Catalogue Cover

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Lot 1142

Lot 1142

IV: Coins of Oliver Cromwell, Pattern Broad or Fifty Shillings, 1656, by T. Simon, in gold, laureate bust left, olivar d g r p ang sco et hib &c pro, rev. pax qværitvr bello, crowned shield, edge protector literis litteræ nummis corona et salvs, 22.66g/350.2gr/6h (Lessen, BNJ 1996, A1; WR 38; N 2743; S 3224). Some minor marks and hairlines, otherwise better than extremely fine, extremely rare; a...

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Marvin Lessen

Marvin Lessen

Mr Lessen was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1934. His family moved to Hazleton, Pennsylvania thence to Albany, New York, where relatives still live. Graduating from the Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, he spent his career in the aerospace/defense industry, w...