Browsing British Coins of Richard Cromwell

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Richard Cromwell was the brother and successor of Oliver Cromwell. Because the Tower Mint was closed under Oliver Cromwell and reopened under Richard, the appearance of the anchor mintmark on Commonwealth coins can generally be attributed to Richard.
Seaby 3210Gold Double-crown, Tower Mint, London, struck under Richard Cromwell, 1658-1659. 27 mm, 4.43 g. COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND around a shield bearing the cross of St. George; around, (mm. anchor) within a wreath of palm and laurel / GOD WITH VS 1660, two conjoined shields, the one on the left bearing the cross of St. George and on the right, the Irish harp; X above (= ten shillings). cf Seaby 3210 (mintmark); North 2718.TextImage
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