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COMMONWEALTH. Oliver Cromwell. Commander of the New Model Army, 1645-1653. Uniface Oval CU Medal (22.5mm, 4.70 g). The Battle of Dunbar and the Military Reward. After T. Simon. Dated 1650 (though an eighteenth century restrike). · THE LORD OF HOSTS ·/WORD AT/DVNBAR/SEPTEM/Y 3 1650, barehead, draped, and armored bust left; scene of battle in background; T · SIMON · F on truncation of arm / Blank but for slight impression of obverse bust. Lessen, Dunbar, p. 118 and pl. VIII, 7 (this medal); MI 391/13; Eimer 181b2. Brown surfaces, slight double strike on obverse. Good VF. Struck with Simon’s original obverse die.

Ex North Yorkshire Moors Collection [M. Lessen] (Part IV, Dix Noonan Webb 186, 21 January 2021) lot 1290, purchased from Spink, May 1987.