Great Seal – Obverse – Red.
This is the great seal Of the Oliver Cromwell.
After Charles I was found guilty of treason and executed in 1649 England abolished the monarchy and was established as a republic known as the Commonwealth of England. It was lead by Oliver Cromwell the son of a small land owner. Oliver entered in to politics and joined parliament in 1629 taking active roles leading to the civil war. He was a strict puritan and led the New Model Army against the Royalists with a victory at Naseby in 1645. After negotiations failed to make constitutional changes with the government and Charles I Cromwell declared himself Lord Protector which was King in all but name. It was a dreadful period of time in England’s glories history and he will be remembered as that bastard Cromwell. After his death his head was removed and remains to this day pickled in a jar, just deserts.
This reproduction is the obverse side and has been taken from a copy that would have been produced directly from an original impression in wax. Preserved for hundreds of years this copy shows the fine detail of the original and makes the perfect addition for any collection.
Each monarch of England would have had their own unique great royal seal. These seals were affixed to documentation to show and prove their authentication and validate that they are genuine in the absence of the monarch themselves. Originally these would have been made from wax and held together a document or scroll by a cord passing through the wax seal.
Our reproductions capture all the fine detail of the original wax casting and are moulded and then hand cast in a resin composite to produce a very accurate and high quality reproduction.
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Approximately 16 cm in diameter and comes with D-Ring to wall mount