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English Civil War Oliver Cromwell Medal Auctioned

English Civil War Oliver Cromwell Medal Auctioned

Submitted by • April 11, 2017 www.mintageworld.com

hand-engraved medal from John G. Murdoch Collection with a humorous take on Oliver Cromwell supporting the Turks was sold on 14th March by Fritz Rudolph Kunker for €18,000, 18 times its pre-sale estimate. The obverse of the 36.63 grams Extremely Fine unsigned and undated medal features Cromwell on a horse, and the reverse depicts a Turk holding a cross at his feet. The design also features a monk, Turkish tents and troops.

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