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William Shakespeare Laudatory Medal: CM.M.593-R

Object information


William Shakespeare Laudatory Medal


Taylor, W. J. (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown


Production date: AD 1842


Copy of Young, H. H.'s

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 38.2 mm Diameter 38.2 mm Weight 24.22 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of William Shakespeare, bare head facing, resting upon a cushion, quill in left hand, paper in right.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: A view of the birthplace

  • Text: BORN APRIL 23, 1564 In exergue: 1842
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.M.593-R
Primary reference Number: 228841
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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