Shakespeare Medal - dedicated to Princess Henry of Battenberg

Scope and Content

Medal issued on the occasion of the Sakespeare's England exhibition. Dedicated to Princess Henry of Battenberg. 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 Royal Highness Princess Henry of Battenberg, is inscribed in the book of The World's Tribute to Shakespeare, MIMXII'.

Probably made of bronze.