Shakespeare Medal - dedicated to Princess Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

Scope and Content

Medal issued on the occasion of the Sakespeare's England exhibition. Dedicated to Princess Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. Accompanied by case. Made by Vaughtons Ltd., Goldsmiths and Medallists, Birmingham; manufacturer's name inscribed below raised Shakespeare bust and inside the case.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Recto: embossed with bust of Shakespeare; 'William Shakespeare' inscribed underneath the bust.

Verso: inscribed as follows: 'Struck by the Shakespeare Memorial Committee at "Shakespeare's England", 1616-1916, the recipient's name, Her Highness Princess Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, is inscribed in the book of The World's Tribute to Shakespeare, MIMXII'.

Probably made of bronze.