17 - 18 February 1999
A DIAMOND AND COIN "GEMME NUMMARIE" NECKLACE, BY BULGARI
The front section bezel-set with two coins, a Cromwell gold Pattern Broad, 1656, and a Cromwell shilling, 1658, each in a circular-cut diamond surround with triangular-cut diamond spacers, to the curb-link chain with diamond detail, mounted in platinum and 18K gold, 40.0 cm.
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The Broad (20 Shillings) 1656, was the only gold coin issued by Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England 1649-1658. The coin was designed by Thomas Simon and struck by Pierre Blondeau on his advanced minting press.
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