Shakespeare Medal - dedicated to Prince Arthur of Connaught

Scope and Content

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

Conditions Governing Access

Open

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, His Royal Highness Prince Arthur of Connaught, is inscribed in the book of The World's Tribute to Shakespeare, MIMXII'.

Probably made of bronze.